Deck

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Definition of Deck:

  1. A floor trader works with orders, referred to collectively as a deck, received from clients requesting certain securities be bought or sold. While they work for one of the various stock exchanges, such as the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), floor traders work only on the accounts they have secured for themselves.

  2. Decorate or adorn brightly or festively.

  3. Knock (someone) to the ground with a punch.

  4. A component or unit in sound-reproduction equipment that incorporates a playing or recording mechanism for discs or tapes.

  5. A deck, also known as broker's deck, is the number of open orders that a broker is working with at any one time. A broker with a large deck must efficiently find buyers and sellers for securities, or she risks the cancellation of orders. More experienced brokers can operate with larger open positions if they are certain in their ability to find counter-parties.

  6. A pack of cards.

  7. One of the floors which normally run the entire length of a ship or aircraft, and vary in number, width, and usage according to the vessels function and size. The luxury liner Queen Elizabeth II, for example, had 13 decks.

  8. A structure of planks or plates, approximately horizontal, extending across a ship or boat at any of various levels, especially one of those at the highest level and open to the weather.

Synonyms of Deck

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How to use Deck in a sentence?

  1. A larger deck means that the broker is managing a higher number of orders. This higher level of demand may make it difficult to secure the best deals for every open order available to the broker and may make tracking transactions less efficient.
  2. A floor trader works with orders, referred to collectively as a deck, received from clients requesting certain securities be bought or sold. While they work for one of the various stock exchanges, such as the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), floor traders work only on the accounts they have secured for themselves.
  3. Ingrid was decked out in her Sunday best.
  4. He stood on the deck of his flagship.
  5. Shuffle the deck.
  6. The car has cruise control and a tape deck.

Meaning of Deck & Deck Definition