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

  • The immediate cause of the trouble is the A380, a $14 billion, 555-seat, double-decker plane that is one of those bet-the-company ventures, so beloved by the aerospace industry .
  • The Airbus A380, the world's largest double-decker passenger jet, can travel 14,800 kilometers without the need to refuel.
  • To the north in Oakland, auto mechanic Richard Reynolds glanced at the traffic on the double-decker I-880 freeway across the street and urged a friend not to drive to night school .
News & Articles

  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - CNN
  • 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.
    June 12, 2013 - CNN
Quotes

  • Andy Roddick in SportingNews.com
    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...
  • Boris Johnson in MyFox Birmingham
    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...
  • Phil Vickery in Telegraph.co.uk
    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...

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