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English definition of “deck”

deck

noun [C] (FLOOR)    /dek/
B2 a flat area for walking on, built across the space between the sides of a boat: We sat on deck until it was dark. → See also quarterdeck, sun deckParts of ships and boats one of the floors of a bus: The upper/top deck of the bus was always full of people smoking. a wooden floor built outside, where people can sit and relaxWalls and parts of walls below decks on a level of a ship below the main deck: Our cabin was below decks.Terms for location and direction used at sea
(Definition of deck noun (FLOOR) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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