Deck

Noun

  • Any flat surface that can be walked on: a balcony; a porch; a raised patio; a flat rooftop.
  • A pack or set of playing cards.
  • (aviation) A main aeroplane surface, especially of a biplane or multiplane.
  • (obsolete) A heap or store.
  • (nautical) The floorlike covering of the horizontal sections, or compartments, of a ship. Small vessels have only one deck; larger ships have two or three decks.

    "to swab the deck"

  • A set of slides for a presentation.

Verb

  • (uncommon) To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
  • (transitive, with out) To decorate (something).
  • (transitive, sometimes with out) To dress (someone) up, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance
  • (informal) To knock someone to the floor, especially with a single punch.

    "Wow, did you see her deck that guy who pinched her?"

  • To cover; to overspread.

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