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English → English (gcide) Definition: Deck curb Curb \Curb\, n. 1. That which curbs, restrains, or subdues; a check or hindrance; esp., a chain or strap attached to the upper part of the branches of a bit, and capable of being drawn tightly against the lower jaw of the horse. [1913 Webster] He that before ran in the pastures wild Felt the stiff curb control his angry jaws. --Drayton. [1913 Webster] By these men, religion,that should be The curb, is made the spur of tyranny. --Denham. [1913 Webster] 2. (Arch.) An assemblage of three or more pieces of timber, or a metal member, forming a frame around an opening, and serving to maintain the integrity of that opening; also, a ring of stone serving a similar purpose, as at the eye of a dome. [1913 Webster] 3. A frame or wall round the mouth of a well; also, a frame within a well to prevent the earth caving in. [1913 Webster] 4. A curbstone. [1913 Webster] 5. (Far.) A swelling on the back part of the hind leg of a horse, just behind the lowest part of the hock joint, generally causing lameness. --James Law. [1913 Webster] Curb bit, a stiff bit having branches by which a leverage is obtained upon the jaws of horse. --Knight. Curb pins (Horology), the pins on the regulator which restrain the hairspring. Curb plate (Arch.), a plate serving the purpose of a curb. Deck curb. See under Deck. [1913 Webster] 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 common names of the decks of vessels having more than one. [1913 Webster] Berth deck (Navy), a deck next below the gun deck, where the hammocks of the crew are swung. Boiler deck (River Steamers), the deck on which the boilers are placed. Flush deck, any continuous, unbroken deck from stem to stern. Gun deck (Navy), a deck below the spar deck, on which the ship's guns are carried. If there are two gun decks, the upper one is called the main deck, the lower, the lower gun deck; if there are three, one is called the middle gun deck. Half-deck, that portion of the deck next below the spar deck which is between the mainmast and the cabin. Hurricane deck (River Steamers, etc.), the upper deck, usually a light deck, erected above the frame of the hull. Orlop deck, the deck or part of a deck where the cables are stowed, usually below the water line. Poop deck, the deck forming the roof of a poop or poop cabin, built on the upper deck and extending from the mizzenmast aft. Quarter-deck, the part of the upper deck abaft the mainmast, including the poop deck when there is one. Spar deck. (a) Same as the upper deck. (b) Sometimes a light deck fitted over the upper deck. Upper deck, the highest deck of the hull, extending from stem to stern. [1913 Webster] 2. (arch.) The upper part or top of a mansard roof or curb roof when made nearly flat. [1913 Webster] 3. (Railroad) The roof of a passenger car. [1913 Webster] 4. A pack or set of playing cards. [1913 Webster] The king was slyly fingered from the deck. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. A heap or store. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Who . . . hath such trinkets Ready in the deck. --Massinger. [1913 Webster] 6. (A["e]ronautics) A main a["e]roplane surface, esp. of a biplane or multiplane. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 7. the portion of a bridge which serves as the roadway. [PJC] 8. a flat platform adjacent to a house, usually without a roof; -- it is typically used for relaxing out of doors, outdoor cooking, or entertaining guests. [PJC] Between decks. See under Between. Deck bridge (Railroad Engineering), a bridge which carries the track upon the upper chords; -- distinguished from a through bridge, which carries the track upon the lower chords, between the girders. Deck curb (Arch.), a curb supporting a deck in roof construction. Deck floor (Arch.), a floor which serves also as a roof, as of a belfry or balcony. Deck hand, a sailor hired to help on the vessel's deck, but not expected to go aloft. Deck molding (Arch.), the molded finish of the edge of a deck, making the junction with the lower slope of the roof. Deck roof (Arch.), a nearly flat roof which is not surmounted by parapet walls. Deck transom (Shipbuilding), the transom into which the deck is framed. To clear the decks (Naut.), to remove every unnecessary incumbrance in preparation for battle; to prepare for action. To sweep the deck (Card Playing), to clear off all the stakes on the table by winning them. [1913 Webster]

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