Portakabin


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Portakabin

(ˈpɔːtəˌkæbɪn)
n
(Building) trademark a portable building quickly set up for use as a temporary office, etc
Translations

Portakabin

® [ˈpɔːtəˌkæbɪn] N (gen) → caseta f prefabricada; (= extension to office etc) → anexo m prefabricado; (= works office etc) → barracón m de obras

Portakabin®

[ˈpɔːrtəkæbɪn] npetit bâtiment m préfabriqué (transportable par route)

Portakabin®

nContainer m; (used as accommodation also) → Wohncontainer m; (used as office also) → Bürocontainer m
References in periodicals archive ?
The former cafe, which is a portakabin, still had propane gas cylinders on site, and there were concerns they could have exploded.
On non-match days, items can be brought to the shop (temporarily located in a Portakabin in the car park) or to the Rec Centre cafe on weekday evenings.
Russ Clarkson, financial director for Parkgate Sports and Community Trust, the group behind the plan, said: "The financial assistance given by the council is very significant in that it has enabled the Sports Village Project to proceed with the installation of field gates onto the land, plus a security barrier for the car park and upgrades to the project's Portakabin office and community facilities.
We also told how, in early January, managers turned a condemned Portakabin from a store for broken furniture into an overspill for A&E.
If children and their school teachers can put up with lessons in a Portakabin then council paper shufflers can surely endure the surroundings of the civic centre as is.
The toilet issue has been ongoing for eight months and is clearly a health hazard as food is also being sold from an adjoining Portakabin.
Another week, another attractive lady for the Walford Womaniser, aka Max Branning, to try and seduce in his Portakabin of love.
EASTENDERS Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri BBC1 Another week, another attractive lady for the Walford Womaniser, aka Max Branning, to try and seduce in his Portakabin of love.
Last month, Glasgow's Victoria Infirmary had to use a Portakabin to cope with overcrowding.
we're not sure that's really such a great idea given their tangled history, although we quite like the prospect of Stace and Max doing a few Fiesta deals together in the Portakabin of love.
ve sh la DC Summerhayes has been the latest intelligent, good-looking woman to be lured to his Portakabin love shack and has followed in the long line of women who've had to duck beneath his desk to avoid discovery when there's a knock at the door.
To take something with the weight and aerodynamics of a Portakabin and make it handle like a hotshoe hatch is nothing short of engineering alchemy.