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cou·chette

 (ko͞o-shĕt′)
n.
1. A compartment on a European passenger train equipped with four to six berths for sleeping.
2. A sleeping berth in one of these compartments.

[French, diminutive of couche, bed, from Old French; see couch.]

couchette

(kuːˈʃɛt)
n
(Railways) a bed in a railway carriage, esp one converted from seats
[C20: from French, diminutive of couche bed]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.couchette - a compartment on a European passenger train; contains 4 to 6 berths for sleeping
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
passenger train - a train that carries passengers
Translations
lehátko
liggeplads
lepovaunupaikka
kušet
寝台車コンパートメントの寝台
침대칸의 침대
liggvagnsplats
เตียงนอนบนรถไฟ
giường trên tàu hỏa/tàu

couchette

[kuːˈʃet] N (on train, ferry) → litera f

couchette

[kuːˈʃɛt] n (on boat, train)couchette fcouch potato nmollasson(ne) m/f (qui passe son temps devant la télé)

couchette

n (Rail) → Liegewagen(platz) m

couchette

[kuːˈʃɛt] ncuccetta

couchette

مَضْجَع صَغِير lehátko liggeplads Liegeplatz κουκέτα litera lepovaunupaikka couchette kušet cuccetta 寝台車コンパートメントの寝台 침대칸의 침대 couchette sovevogn kuszetka assento leito, couchette спальное место в вагоне liggvagnsplats เตียงนอนบนรถไฟ kuşet giường trên tàu hỏa/tàu 睡铺
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Contract notice: Providing services in sleeping cars (wl) berths with sheets (bc) and couchette without bedding (bcbp) involving the preparation sleepers and couchette with linens for passenger service and service travelers in wagons wl, bc, bcbp while driving, hereinafter hotel services in transport by rail.
A distinctive feature of the hotel are the Couchette rooms, Cubitt's hospitality interpretation of a traditional railway carriage car sleeper.
My couchette room felt like a luxury first class sleeper carriage, only with a more comfortable bed, TV, luxurious bathroom and soundproofing to ensure a great night's sleep.
The opener to this well-deserved second series, La Couchette, was at the funnier end of the spectrum, exploiting the comedy of having to share a tight space with total strangers.
Along the way enjoy the beautiful countryside between these two iconic cities from the comfort of either your sleeper cabin or couchette.
Traditional and unique handicrafts and couchette by Reem al-Sowaidi, Salwa al-Kuwari and Naema al-Hamadi will be available whille Pottery, Photography and Fine Arts by Talal al-Qasmi, Abdulrahman al-Mutawah, MahaTayseer and Hassan Bujassom will also be on sale.
The train has covered car-carrying wagons and couchette cars, with compartments.
Here they are: Tout's sort's de gueux se faufil'nt en cachette Et sont heureux de trouver une couchette, Hotel du courant d'air, ou l'on ne paie pas cher, L'parfum et l'eau c'est pour rien mon marquis Sous les ponts de Paris.
On overnight services to Berlin, Munich and Innsbruck, which all take longer, you can travel in a second-class couchette from pounds 184 or in a private two-berth sleeper from pounds 219 per person.
Rail travel also makes it easier to plan two or three centre holidays: second class returns within Europe include Munich-Vienna (pounds 55), Paris-Lausanne (pounds 44), Paris-Milan (pounds 86), and Brussels-Hamburg overnight (pounds 109) including a couchette.