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deck

An elevated platform typically located outdoors at a residential structure. The term deck is also commonly used to refer to the above-ground floors in a multi-level parking garage.

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
deck (noun)
1.
a platform in a ship serving usually as a structural element and forming the floor for its compartments
2.
something resembling the deck of a ship as
a) a story or tier of a building (as a sports stadium) - the upper deck
b) the roadway of a bridge
c) a flat floored roofless area adjoining a house
d) the lid of the compartment at the rear of the body of an automobile , also the compartment
e) a layer of clouds
3.
a) a pack of playing cards
b) a packet of narcotics
4.
- tape deck
deck (verb)
transitive verb
1.
obsolete - cover
2.
a) to clothe in a striking or elegant manner - array decked out in furs
b) - decorate deck the halls with boughs of holly English carol
c) to portray or present with embellishments
3.
to furnish with or as if with a deck
4.
to knock down forcibly - floor decked him with one punch adorn
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