file cabinet

noun

Definition of file cabinet

US
:a piece of furniture that is used for storing documents so that they can be found easily

Word by Word Definitions

file play
  1. : a tool usually of hardened steel with cutting ridges for forming or smoothing surfaces especially of metal

  2. : a shrewd or crafty person

  1. : to rub, smooth, or cut away with or as if with a file

  1. : defile, corrupt

  1. : to arrange in order for preservation and reference

  2. : to place among official records as prescribed by law

  3. : to send (copy) to a newspaper

  1. : a device (such as a folder, case, or cabinet) by means of which papers are kept in order

  2. : roll, list

  3. : a collection of papers or publications usually arranged or classified

  1. : single file

  2. : any of the rows of squares that extend across a chessboard from one player's side to the other player's side

  1. : to march or proceed in single file

  1. : powdered young leaves of sassafras used to thicken soups or stews

cabinet play
  1. : a case or cupboard usually having doors and shelves

  2. : a collection of specimens especially of biological or numismatic interest

  3. : console

  1. : of or relating to a governmental cabinet (see 1cabinet 3b)

  2. : suitable by reason of size for a small room or by reason of attractiveness or perfection for preservation and display in a cabinet

  3. : used or adapted for cabinetmaking


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