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cock·pit

 (kŏk′pĭt′)
n.
1.
a. The space in the fuselage of a small airplane containing seats for the pilot, copilot, and sometimes passengers.
b. The space set apart for the pilot and crew, as in a helicopter, large airliner, or transport aircraft.
2. The driver's compartment in a racing car.
3. A pit or enclosed area for cockfights.
4. A place where many battles have been fought.
5. Nautical
a. A compartment in an old warship below the water line, used as quarters for junior officers and as a station for the wounded during a battle.
b. An area in a small decked vessel toward the stern, lower than the rest of the deck, from which the vessel is steered.

cockpit

(ˈkɒkˌpɪt)
n
1. (Aeronautics) the compartment in a small aircraft in which the pilot, crew, and sometimes the passengers sit. Compare flight deck1
2. (Motor Racing) the driver's compartment in a racing car
3. (Nautical Terms) nautical
a. an enclosed or recessed area towards the stern of a small vessel from which it is steered
b. (formerly) an apartment in a warship used as quarters for junior officers and as a first-aid station during combat
4. (Military) the site of numerous battles or campaigns
5. (Gambling, except Cards) an enclosure used for cockfights

cock•pit

(ˈkɒkˌpɪt)

n.
1. a usu. enclosed space in the forward fuselage of an airplane containing the flying controls, instrument panel, and seats for the pilot and copilot or crew.
2. a sunken open area in the aft of a small vessel, containing the steering wheel.
3. the space, including the seat and instrumentation, surrounding the driver of a racing car or sports car.
4. a pit or enclosed place for cockfights.
5. a place noted as the site of many battles.
6. (formerly) a space below the water line in a warship, occupied by the quarters of the junior officers and used as a dressing station for the wounded.
[1580–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cockpit - compartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraftcockpit - compartment where the pilot sits while flying the aircraft
aircraft - a vehicle that can fly
canopy - the transparent covering of an aircraft cockpit
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
ejection seat, ejector seat, capsule - a pilot's seat in an airplane that can be forcibly ejected in the case of an emergency; then the pilot descends by parachute
2.cockpit - a pit for cockfights
pit - an enclosure in which animals are made to fight
3.cockpit - seat where the driver sits while driving a racing car
auto racing, car racing - the sport of racing automobiles
race car, racing car, racer - a fast car that competes in races
seat - any support where you can sit (especially the part of a chair or bench etc. on which you sit); "he dusted off the seat before sitting down"
Translations
حُجَيْرَةُ الطَّيّارغُرْفَةُ القِيَادَة
kabina pilotakokpit
cockpitførerkabine
lentokoneen ohjaamoohjaamo
pilotska kabina
stjórnklefi
コックピット
조종실
kabīne
kokpit
pilotska kabina
cockpit
ที่นั่งคนขับเครื่องบินหรือรถแข่ง
kokpitpilot yeri
buồng lái máy bay

cockpit

[ˈkɒkpɪt] N
1. (Aer) → cabina f
2. (for cockfight) → reñidero m

cockpit

[ˈkɒkpɪt] n (in aircraft)cabine f de pilotage, cockpit m

cockpit

n
(Aviat, of racing car) → Cockpit nt; (Naut: on yacht) → Plicht f, → Cockpit nt
(for cockfighting) → Hahnenkampfplatz m

cockpit

[ˈkɒkˌpɪt] n (Aer) → cabina di pilotaggio, abitacolo

cockpit

(ˈkokpit) noun
a compartment in which the pilot of an aeroplane, driver of a racing-car etc sits. He climbed into the cockpit and drove off.

cockpit

غُرْفَةُ القِيَادَة kokpit cockpit Cockpit πιλοτήριο cabina lentokoneen ohjaamo cockpit pilotska kabina cabina di pilotaggio コックピット 조종실 cockpit cockpit kabina pilota cabina do piloto кабина cockpit ที่นั่งคนขับเครื่องบินหรือรถแข่ง kokpit buồng lái máy bay 驾驶舱
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