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deck

noun [C]
 
 
/dek/
SHIP/BUS/PLANE B2 one of the floors of a ship, bus, or aircraft: The children like to sit on the top deck of the bus.Parts of ships and boats
on deck on the top floor of a ship that is not coveredParts of ships and boats
CARDS US ( UK/US pack) a collection of cards that you use to play a gamePlaying cards
MACHINE a machine that you use to play records or tapes (= plastic cases containing magnetic material used to record sounds): a tape deckAudio and video equipment
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