double-decker double-decker

Definition(s):

  • (n) a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport

Usage(s):

  1. The Airbus A380, the world's largest double-decker passenger jet, can travel 14,800 kilometers without the need to refuel.
  2. There is no shortage of tourist staples: Buckingham Palace, Piccadilly Circus, Marble Arch, Big Ben, the iconic red double-decker bus.
  3. Only one block away, strewn on its side in the road, an iconic red London double-decker bus lay destroyed, its roof ripped off like an open sardine can.

News

  1. Surf queen tames monster waves

    Fourteen meters. It's the same height as a four-story building. Or three London double-decker buses. Or, if your imagination will stretch that far, two Tyrannosaurus Rexes standing on each other's shoulders.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Maya Gabeira: Brazilian surf queen tames monster waves

    Fourteen meters. It's the same height as a four-story building. Or three London double-decker buses. Or, if your imagination will stretch that far, two Tyrannosaurus Rexes standing on each other's shoulders.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNN

Quotes

  1. "We've been stuck in a locker room for 9 hours a day, and he's been chilling out taking the double-decker bus red-thing tour, maybe," said Roddick, who lost to Federer in the 2004 and '05 finals. "Given the choice, I'll take a living room...
    on Jul 4, 2007 By: Andy Roddick Source: SportingNews.com

  2. Mr Johnson said: "What drives me mad is when you see some kids behaving badly at the top of a double-decker bus, but no one has the guts to intervene because they're scared. If one person speaks up, they are seen as brave - but everyone else keeps...
    on Sep 2, 2007 By: Boris Johnson Source: MyFox Birmingham

  3. "Gethin, Adam and Reesy are the best front row in the competition, if not the best front row in world rugby," said Vickery, who played alongside the Welsh trio on the Lions tour. "Gethin has an engine and a heart the size of a double-decker...
    on Feb 1, 2010 By: Phil Vickery Source: Telegraph.co.uk

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