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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Motor vehicles, Food, dish
double-deckerdouble-deck‧er /ˌdʌbəl ˈdekə◂ $ -ər◂/ noun [countable]  1 TTCa bus with two levelssingle-decker2 DFFa sandwich made with three pieces of bread and two layers of fooddouble-decker adjective [only before noun]
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double-deckerThat leaves a spot for one old friend, but Parcells may now be in need of a double-decker.London's venerable red and cream double-deckers rumbled along the Thames embankment for the last time in 1952.Her former flat is a cloud of layered wallpaper gaped at from double-deckers.In addition, a range of bus sizes is available from the mini-bus to the large double-decker.Passengers were ordered off as the double-decker picked up casualties from the Welcome Inn at Eltham, London.The double-decker smashed through a fence and ended up perched precariously on a bridge parapet at Brighouse, West Yorkshire.The Ferry terminus with double-deckers and the North Euston Hotel in the background.
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