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cab

noun \ ˈkab , ˈkäb \

Definition of cab

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

Origin and Etymology of cab

Hebrew qabh


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cab

noun \ ˈkab \

Definition of cab

1 a (1) :cabriolet
(2) :a similar light closed carriage (such 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 and Etymology of cab

short for cabriolet

Other Vehicles Terms


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cab

verb

Definition of cab

cabbed; cabbing
intransitive verb
:to travel in a cab
  • cabbed back to the hotel

First Known Use of cab

1835


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cab

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


CAB Defined for Kids

cab

noun \ ˈkab \

Definition of cab for Students

1 :a light closed carriage pulled by a horse
2 :a vehicle that carries paying passengers :taxicab
3 :the covered compartment for the engineer and the controls of a locomotive or for the operator of a truck, tractor, or crane


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