Meaning of decked in English:


Pronunciation /dɛkt/


  • 1(of a vessel, vehicle, or other structure) having a number of floors or decks.

    ‘a decked car park’
    • ‘a two-decked ship’
    • ‘This timber seems to have only been used on decked ships, spreading the thrust from the mast through the rowers' thwarts and from the ribs to the hull.’
    • ‘This reflects an increasingly clear division after about 1500 between the builders of great decked ships and the builders of undecked boats - fishing vessels, barges and riverboats.’
    • ‘They incorporate a main retail building and decked car parking making use of excavated ground.’
    • ‘The planning notice lists an 87-space underground car park on four decked levels, as well as five new retail units on St Patrick's Quay.’
    • ‘Once again, the RNLI lifeboat was called out, when a quarter-decked fishing boat was reported in danger of foundering on the rocks.’
    • ‘It adds that any loss of car parking facilities would have to be replaced elsewhere, for example with a decked solution.’
    • ‘The most important objection is to the car parking, this decked arrangement.’
    • ‘This double-decked development must be sensitively designed, but should be no higher than the present Tesco building.’
    • ‘The four-decked boat reflects the growing national importance of steamboat travel for commerce and pleasure.’
    • ‘The SunCruz IV is a three-decked vessel with 4,500 square feet of gaming area and 118 gaming positions.’
    1. 1.1(of a garden or other area attached to a house) having a timber platform or terrace.
      ‘the master bedroom leads on to a decked balcony’
      • ‘a decked patio’
      • ‘An entrance patio leads to the main living space that looks out through frameless sliding glass panels over a decked terrace.’
      • ‘At the front, the master bedroom includes a wardrobe with overhead presses as well as sliding doors opening out to a verandah with decked floor.’
      • ‘There is a flagstone patio as well as an elevated decked area.’
      • ‘These include large decked roof terraces offering panoramic views over the surrounding woodlands.’
      • ‘The two-bedroom dwelling has an open-plan living space, a shower room and kitchenette, surrounded by a decked veranda.’
      • ‘Standard features include a large decked area, sauna, oil-fired central heating, wood burning stove and double-glazed doors.’
      • ‘Double doors lead from here to a decked patio.’
      • ‘To the rear is a decked back garden with sensor lighting.’
      • ‘The utility room is plumbed for a washing machine and there is a door to the rear of the property, which is decked.’
      • ‘There is a small railed garden to the front of the property, while to the rear, the 22 foot by 13 foot garden is fully decked.’