Definition of deck :
1. A heap or store.
2. A main aeroplane surface, esp. of a biplane or multiplane.
3. A pack or set of playing cards.
4. 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.
5. The roof of a passenger car.
6. The upper part or top of a mansard roof or curb roof when made nearly flat.
7. To cover; to overspread.
8. To dress, as the person; to clothe; especially, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance; to array; to adorn; to embellish.
9. To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
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prepared (part of speech: adjective)
- On to the deck crept a small child, for the noise of the birds had come down to him in the hold. - "Moonshine & Clover", Laurence Housman.
- Nor was she afraid now; she had gone up on deck simply to see if anything interesting or exciting was going on there. - "Jerusalem", Selma LagerlÃ¶f.
- When at last she came on deck all were struck by the sad change that had taken place in her. - "The Return of Tarzan", Edgar Rice Burroughs.