Upper deck
Upper Up"per, a.; comp. of {Up}. Being further up, literally or figuratively; higher in place, position, rank, dignity, or the like; superior; as, the upper lip; the upper side of a thing; the upper house of a legislature. [1913 Webster]

{The upper hand}, the superiority; the advantage. See {To have the upper hand}, under {Hand}. --Jowett (Thucyd.).

{Upper Bench} (Eng. Hist.), the name of the highest court of common law (formerly King's Bench) during the Commonwealth.

{Upper case}, the top one of a pair of compositor's cases. See the Note under 1st {Case}, n., 3.

{Upper covert} (Zo["o]l.), one of the coverts situated above the bases of the tail quills.

{Upper deck} (Naut.), the topmost deck of any vessel; the spar deck.

{Upper leather}, the leather for the vamps and quarters of shoes.

{Upper strake} (Naut.), the strake next to the deck, usually of hard wood, and heavier than the other strakes.

{Upper ten thousand}, or (abbreviated) {Upper ten}, the ten thousand, more or less, who are highest in position or wealth; the upper class; the aristocracy. [Colloq.]

{Upper topsail} (Naut.), the upper half of a double topsail.

{Upper works} (Naut.), all those parts of the hull of a vessel that are properly above water.

{Upper world}. (a) The atmosphere. (b) Heaven. (c) This world; the earth; -- in distinction from the {underworld}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Upper deck — Deck Deck, n. [D. dek. See {Deck}, v.] 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Note: The following are the more… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Upper deck — est une compagnie américaine de fabrication de cartes à collectionner sportives, tels que baseball, football américain, basket ball et hockey sur glace principalement. Upper Deck fut fondé en 1988. Le 23 décembre 1988, Upper Deck obtient une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Upper Deck — est une compagnie américaine de fabrication de cartes à collectionner sportives, tels que baseball, football américain, basket ball et hockey sur glace principalement. Upper Deck fut fondé en 1988. Le 23 décembre 1988, Upper Deck obtient une… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • upper\ deck — 1. (upper deck) (597↑, 86↓) v. The leaving of fecal matter in the tank of ones toilet, turning the water brown. Primarily done as revenge or a drunken practical joke, but sometimes in an emergency when the bowl is clogged. n. The shit that is… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Upper Deck — Das 1988 gegründete Unternehmen Upper Deck ist ein US amerikanischer Hersteller von Sammelkarten und der weltgrößte Hersteller von Sportsammelkarten. Unter dem Namen Upper Deck Entertainment (kurz UDE) werden Sammelkartenspiele (TCG) sowie… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • upper deck — noun a higher deck • Hypernyms: ↑deck • Hyponyms: ↑boat deck, ↑bridge, ↑bridge deck, ↑freeboard deck, ↑weather deck, ↑shelter deck …   Useful english dictionary

  • upper deck — Naut. the uppermost continuous deck that is capable of being made watertight; freeboard deck. [1585 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • upper deck — /ʌpə ˈdɛk/ (say upuh dek) noun the highest continuous deck above the main deck …   Australian English dictionary

  • upper deck — high level in a ship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Upper Deck Resort — (Lonavala,Индия) Категория отеля: 3 звездочный отель Адрес: 13/15 Pangloli Village …   Каталог отелей

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