from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Something, such as a vehicle, structure, or sandwich, that has two decks, floors, or layers.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A vehicle, usually a bus or coach, with two decks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n.
  • n. A man-of-war having two gun decks.
  • n.
  • n. A tenement house having two families on each floor.
  • n. A biplane aëroplane or kite.
  • n. anything having two decks or levels, as a bus with two levels for passengers. In older vehicles, less often today, the upper deck was open, as on street cars.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A ship with two decks above the water-line.
  • n. A street-car having a second floor and seats on top.
  • n. A freight- or cattle-car with two floors.
  • n. A steam-boiler with two tiers of firing-chambers.
  • n. A tenement-house having two families on one floor: so termed by the police of New York city.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport


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