Deck vs Nertz - What's the difference?

deck | nertz |


As an adjective deck

is thick.

As a proper noun nertz is

a fast-paced multiplayer card game involving multiple decks of playing cards.

deck

English

Etymology 1

(etyl) .

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any flat surface that can be walked on: a balcony; a porch; a raised patio; a flat rooftop.
  • (lb) 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.
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  • *:Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers,. Even such a boat as the Mount Vernon offered a total deck space so cramped as to leave secrecy or privacy well out of the question, even had the motley and democratic assemblage of passengers been disposed to accord either.
  • A pack or set of playing cards.
  • A set of slides for a presentation.
  • *2011 , David Kroenke, Donald Nilson, Office 365 in Business
  • *:Navigate to the location where your PowerPoint deck is stored and select it.
  • (lb) A heap or store.
  • *(Philip Massinger) (1583-1640)
  • *:Whohath such trinkets / Ready in the deck .
  • Derived terms
    * afterdeck * below decks * flight deck * foredeck * forward deck * lower deck * poopdeck * quarterdeck * rear deck * stern deck

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (uncommon) To furnish with a deck, as a vessel.
  • (slang) In a fight or brawl, to knock someone to the floor, especially with a single punch.
  • Wow, did you see her deck that guy who pinched her?

    Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To dress (someone) up, to clothe with more than ordinary elegance
  • * 1919 ,
  • They call beautiful a dress, a dog, a sermon; and when they are face to face with Beauty cannot recognise it. The false emphasis with which they try to deck their worthless thoughts blunts their susceptibilities.
  • * Bible, Job xl. 10
  • Deck thyself now with majesty and excellency.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Deck my body in gay ornaments.
  • To decorate (something).
  • * Dryden
  • The dew with spangles decked the ground.
  • To cover; to overspread.
  • * Milton
  • to deck with clouds the uncoloured sky
    Usage notes
    * See deck out

    nertz

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (informal, slang) nuts.
  • (informal, slang) nonsense.
  • Synonyms

    * See also .