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English translation: a raised, open area, as a roof, terrace, or ship's deck, that is exposed to the sun

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English term or phrase:sundeck
English translation:a raised, open area, as a roof, terrace, or ship's deck, that is exposed to the sun
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13:13 Dec 6, 2003
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Marketing - Tourism & Travel / Hotels
English term or phrase: sundeck
The rooftop pool and sundeck are also on the 9th floor.
It is not in the dictionary and it doesn't start with a cap.... what is it ?
Amman
Jordan
Local time: 07:19
a raised, open area, as a roof, terrace, or ship's deck, that is exposed to the sun
Explanation:
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sunÆ deckÅ,
a raised, open area, as a roof, terrace, or ship's deck, that is exposed to the sun.
Also, sunÆdeckÅ.
[1905–10]

Mike :)

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5 +15a raised, open area, as a roof, terrace, or ship's deck, that is exposed to the sun
Michael Powers (PhD)
5area for getting a natural sun tan
airmailrpl


  

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1 min   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +15
a raised, open area, as a roof, terrace, or ship's deck, that is exposed to the sun


Explanation:
Random House

sunÆ deckÅ,
a raised, open area, as a roof, terrace, or ship's deck, that is exposed to the sun.
Also, sunÆdeckÅ.
[1905–10]

Mike :)



Michael Powers (PhD)
United States
Local time: 00:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 8
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Henrique Serra
6 mins
  -> thank you, Henrique - Mike :)

agree  chopra_2002: absolutely
9 mins
  -> thank you, langclinic - Mike :)

agree  EdithK
10 mins
  -> thank you, EdithK - Mike :)

agree  J. Leo
11 mins
  -> thank you, James - Mike :)

agree  jerrie
1 hr
  -> thank you, jerrie - Mike :)

agree  RHELLER: usually in 2 words, deck is the area around the pool, filled with chaise lounges :-)
1 hr
  -> thank you, Rita - I didn't do a comparison on frequency of spelling, but in the Random House it spells it together as one word and also as two words, as you can see above. - Mike :)

agree  sktrans
2 hrs
  -> thank you, sktrans - Mike :)

agree  Pnina
2 hrs
  -> thank you, Pnina - Mike :)

agree  Rahi Moosavi
5 hrs

agree  chica nueva: a part of a ship or a flat area beside or on the roof of a house where you can sit in order to enjoy the sun (Cambridge Advanced Learner's)
9 hrs

agree  MatthewS
14 hrs

agree  Stefanie Sendelbach
23 hrs

agree  Qodrat Hassani
23 hrs

agree  Jörgen Slet
1 day 8 hrs

agree  Anne Lee: wish I was there right now, with a cocktail...
1 day 22 hrs
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1 day 3 hrs   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
area for getting a natural sun tan


Explanation:
sundeck

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Local time: 03:19
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Dec 30, 2008 - Changes made by Michael Powers (PhD):
Edited KOG entry<a href="/profile/52429">Michael Powers (PhD)'s</a> old entry - "sundeck" » "a raised, open area, as a roof, terrace, or ship's deck, that is exposed to the sun"
Dec 30, 2008 - Changes made by Michael Powers (PhD):
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