deck of cards


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Synonyms for deck of cards

a pack of 52 playing cards

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Sarah Anne Branter trumped Mark Ranson by making the unusual proposal via the dealer and a deck of cards, at Genting Casino in Star City.
It is capable of producing pulse energies up to 50 [micro]J with pulse widths from 500 ps to 1.25 us and rep rates from 5 kHz to 2 MHz in a footprint that is close to the size of a deck of cards (4.25 x 2.7 x 0.8").
Subscribers in Martinsburg, W.Va., were treated this past November when they received a surprise deck of cards with their newspaper.
Consume at least two 3.5-ounce servings (about the size of a deck of cards) of fish each week.
Eating twice that amount of unprocessed red meat, a portion about the size of a deck of cards, led to a 19 pre cent greater likelihood of diabetes.
Margaret Young with her deck of cards and Chris Townsend with his Royal Mail van went to the event to have their items valued Pictures by IAN McINTYRE
The tip that led detectives to their suspect came from a state prison inmate who had been playing with a deck of cards issued by the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office that featured the case, according to news reports.
Recall: Start with a deck of cards (face cards removed).
Answers: 1 The King of Diamonds (as, in a deck of cards, that King has only one eye); 2 It was the hand Doyle Brunson won the World Series of Poker with on two occasions; 3 Squiffy; 4 a) The true odds are just over 2%; 5 Amarillo Slim.
An eerie light escapes as bony hands push up the lid." Similar to the handheld captioning device Disney has offered to park visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing since 2002, the audio description devices are about the size of a deck of cards, are worn around the neck with a long strap, and come with either two- or one-ear headsets.
It made me think, why hasn't someone suggested making a deck of cards with 52 of your best past covers on the back?
After the completion of this project, we will have a complete deck of cards in our pack: a wonderful stadium; an excellent concert hall; a theatre; a national museum; and a wonderful shopping centre.
Among them is Ben Pridmore, the man with the world's biggest memory, who two years ago became the first person to remember a randomly shuffled deck of cards in under 30 seconds.
Recently, after a year of preparation, White won the 2009 USA Memory Championship in New York, capturing the title by memorizing a 167-digit number in five minutes, recalling random details about strangers, and memorizing the order of a deck of cards in less than one minute, 30 seconds.
Palm's webOS platform enables Web browsing, multitasking and "deck of cards" application switching.--Palm