- 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.
- A balcony.
- A porch.
- The upper part or top of a mansard roof or curb roof when made nearly flat.
- The roof of a passenger car.
- A pack or set of playing cards.
- A heap or store.
- (slang) Cool, fresh.
- Presentation Slides (ie. MS Powerpoint or Apple Keynote)
- To cover; to overspread.
- To dress, as the person; to clothe; especially, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance; to array; to adorn; to embellish.
- To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
- (slang) to knock someone to the floor with a single punch
verb (deplan, ing)
- To disembark from an airplane.
- (mathematics) An angle between two plane surfaces
- (aeronautics) The upward slope of an aircraft's wing
- (chemistry) The angle between pairs of chemical bonds separated by a third bond
- (mathematics) Consisting of, relating to or contained between two plane surfaces.
- A trench; a long, shallow indentation, as for irrigation or drainage.
verb (ditches, ditching, ditched)
- Digging ditches has long been considered one of the most arduous forms of manual labor.
- To discard or abandon.
- Once the sun came out we ditched our rain-gear and started a campfire.
- To deliberately crash-land an airplane on the sea.
- When the second engine failed, the pilot was forced to ; their last location was just south of the Azores.
- To deliberately not attend classes; to play hookey.
- The truant officer caught Louise ditching with her friends, and her parents were forced to pay a fine.
verb (dives, diving, dived or dove, dived or dove)
- (countable) A jump or plunge into water.
- (countable) A swim under water.
- (countable) A decline.
- (countable) (slang) A seedy bar, nightclub, etc.
- (aviation) fast, Fast descend with the nose of a craft pointed down.
- To swim under water.
- To jump into water head-first.
- To descend sharply or steeply.
- (especially with in) To undertake with enthusiasm.
- She dove right in and started making improvements.
- (sport) To deliberately fall down after a challenge, imitating being fouled, in the hope of getting one's opponent penalised
- To cause to descend, dunk
- A body of water between two piers or wharves.
- (of a ship) Being in the harbour area.
- The action of joining two items together.
- The action of reducing wages.
- A burdock plant, or the leaves of that plant.
- (slang, also doc) A documentary or docudrama.
- Part of a courtroom where accused sits.
- a section of a hotel or restaurant, as in coffee dock
- A male given name.
- (Scots slang, also doc) the buttocks or anus.
- To land at a harbour.
- To join two moving items.
- To reduce wages; to deduct.
- To cut off a section of an animal's tail.
- A fall.
verb (drop, p, ing)
- That was a long , but fortunately I didn't break any bones.
- The space beyond a boundary into which someone or something could fall.
- On one side of the road was a 50-meter .
- (crime) A place where items may be left anonymously for others to collect.
- I left the plans at the , like you asked.
- A small mass of liquid, just large enough to fall away of its own weight.
- Put three drops of oil into the mixture.
- A small, round sweet/piece of candy.
- Lemon drops are delicious.
- (American football) A dropped pass
- Yet another for the Tiger tight end.
- (American football) Short for drop-back or drop back
- The Tiger quarterback took a one-step , expecting his tight end to be open.
- (intransitive) To fall.
- A single shot was fired and the bird dropped from the sky.
- (intransitive) To fall in value.
- The stock dropped 1.5% on the news.
- (intransitive) To lower oneself quickly to the ground.
- Drop and give me thirty push-ups, Private!
- If your clothes are on fire, stop, and roll.
- (context, transitive) (ergative) To allow to fall.
- Don't that plate!
- (transitive) To get rid of.
- I dropped 10 pounds and an obnoxious fiance.
- (transitive) To eject, to remove.
- I've been dropped from the football team.
- (transitive) To fail to respond to an argument.
- The affirmative team dropped our arguments about the cost of the plan.
- (context, transitive, slang) To ingest a hallucinogen, particularly LSD.
- They had never dropped acid.
- (context, transitive, slang) To impart.
- I knowledge wherever I go.
- (transitive) To fail to pronounce.
- Cockneys their h's.
- (transitive) To kill.
- Make any sudden movements and I will you!
- 1865, E. Littell, The Living Age, page 613
- : ...with a single shot he dropped him like a master of the art.
- 1985, The Beastie Boys, Paul Revere
- : The piano player's out, the music stopped / His boy had beef, and he got dropped...
- 1992, Dan Parkinson, Dust on the Wind, page 164
- : With a quick clench of the fist on Joey's throat, Bodie dropped him. The man crumpled to the ground...