cab


1cab

noun \ˈkab, ˈkäb\

Definition of CAB

:  an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to about two quarts (2.2 liters)

Origin of CAB

Hebrew qabh
First Known Use: 1535

Rhymes with CAB

2cab

noun \ˈkab\

Definition of CAB

1
a (1) :  cabriolet (2) :  a similar light closed carriage (as a hansom)
b :  a carriage for hire
2
:  taxicab
3
[short for cabin]
a :  the part of a locomotive that houses the engineer and operating controls
b :  a comparable shelter (as on a truck) housing operating controls

Origin of CAB

short for cabriolet
First Known Use: 1826

Other Vehicles Terms

brougham, hansom, litter, shay, skid, sledge, sulky, wain

3cab

verb
cabbedcab·bing

Definition of CAB

intransitive verb
:  to travel in a cab <cabbed back to the hotel>

First Known Use of CAB

1835

4cab

noun, often capitalized \ˈkab\

Definition of CAB

First Known Use of CAB

1986

CAB

abbreviation

Definition of CAB

Civil Aeronautics Board

Other Aeronautics/Aerospace Terms

airway, apron, corridor, dirigible, fishtail, flat-hat, vector

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