More definitions of "deck":
- (noun): A porch that resembles the deck on a ship.
- (noun): Any of various floor-like platforms built into a vessel.
Famous quotes containing the word deck:
“The almost universal bareness and smoothness of the landscape were as agreeable as novel, making it so much more like the deck of a vessel.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“Positively I sit here, and look at Europe sink, first one deck disappearing, then another, and the whole ship slowly plunging bow-down into the abyss; until the nightmare gets to be howling. The Roman Empire was a trifle to it.”
—Henry Brooks Adams (18381918)
“At twenty-two, hed been a cowboy, a rustler, one of the best in the Sprawl.... Hed operated on an almost permanent adrenaline high, a byproduct of youth and proficiency, jacked into a custom cyberspace deck that projected his disembodied consciousness into the consensual hallucination that was the Matrix.”
—William Gibson b. (1948)