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CAB

abbr.
Civil Aeronautics Board

cab 1

 (kăb)
n.
1. A taxicab.
2. The covered compartment of a heavy vehicle or machine, such as a truck or locomotive, in which the operator or driver sits.
3. A one-horse vehicle for public hire.
intr.v. cabbed, cab·bing, cabs
1. To ride or travel in a taxicab: We cabbed to the opera.
2. To drive a taxicab: He cabs for a living.

[Short for cabriolet.]

cab 2

also kab  (kăb)
n.
An ancient Hebrew unit of measure equal to about 2 liters (2.1 quarts).

[Hebrew qab.]
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cab

(kæb)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering)
a. a taxi
b. (as modifier): a cab rank.
2. (Automotive Engineering) the enclosed compartment of a lorry, locomotive, crane, etc, from which it is driven or operated
3. (Automotive Engineering) (formerly) a light horse-drawn vehicle used for public hire
4. first cab off the rank informal Austral the first person, etc, to do or take advantage of something
[C19: shortened from cabriolet]

cab

(kæb) or

kab

n
(Units) an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about 2.3 litres (4 pints)
[C16: from Hebrew qabh container, something hollowed out]

CAB

abbreviation for
1. (Social Welfare) (in Britain) Citizens' Advice Bureau
2. (Aeronautics) (in the US) Civil Aeronautics Board
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cab1

(kæb)

n., v. cabbed, cab•bing. n.
1. a taxicab.
2. a horse-drawn vehicle for hire.
3. the covered part of a locomotive, truck, etc., where the operator sits.
v.i.
4. to ride in a cab.
[1640–50; short for cabriolet]

cab2

(kæb)

n.
an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about 2 quarts (1.9 liters).
[1525–35; < Hebrew qabh]

CAB

or C.A.B.,

Civil Aeronautics Board.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cab - a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sitscab - a compartment at the front of a motor vehicle or locomotive where driver sits
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
automotive vehicle, motor vehicle - a self-propelled wheeled vehicle that does not run on rails
2.cab - small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriagecab - small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
3.cab - a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for moneycab - a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
gypsy cab - a taxicab that cruises for customers although it is licensed only to respond to calls
minicab - a minicar used as a taxicab
fleet - group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership
Verb1.cab - ride in a taxicab
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

cab

noun taxi, minicab, taxicab, hackney, hackney carriage We'd better take a cab to the station.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
سَيَّارَةٌ أُجْرَةسَيّارَةُ أُجْرَهمَقْصورَه في قِطار
kabinataxíktaxi
taxiførerhus
kabotaksio
taksiohjaamo
taksi
leigubíllstjórnklefi
タクシー
택시
taksi
kabīnetaksometrs
kabinataksi
taxi
รถรับจ้าง
taksişoför mahalli
taxi

cab

[kæb]
A. N
1. (= taxi) → taxi m, colectivo m (LAm)
2. [of lorry etc] → cabina f
3. (archaic) (horse-drawn) → cabriolé m, coche m de caballos
B. CPD cab driver Ntaxista mf
cab rank, cab stand Nparada f de taxis
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

cab

[ˈkæb ˈkæb] n
(= taxi) → taxi m
[train, truck] → cabine f
(horse-drawn)fiacre m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

cab

n
(= taxi)Taxi nt, → Taxe f (inf), → Droschke f (form)
(of railway engine, lorry, crane)Führerhaus nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

cab

[kæb] n
a. (taxi) → taxi m inv
by cab → in taxi
b. (of train, truck, lorry) → cabina
c. (horsedrawn) → carrozza
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

cab

(kӕb) noun
1. (especially American) a taxi. Could you call a cab for me?
2. the driver's compartment of a railway engine, lorry etc.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

cab

سَيَّارَةٌ أُجْرَة taxík taxi Taxi ταξί taxi taksi taxi taksi taxi タクシー 택시 taxi drosje taksówka táxi такси taxi รถรับจ้าง taksi taxi 出租车
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