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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.]
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couchette

(kuːˈʃɛt)
n
(Railways) a bed in a railway carriage, esp one converted from seats
[C20: from French, diminutive of couche bed]
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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
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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
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couchette

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

n (Rail) → Liegewagen(platz) m
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couchette

[kuːˈʃɛt] ncuccetta
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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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Each couchette will fit a maximum of four people, and will have pillows, blankets and Wi-Fi, the SAR added.
A Couchette room is styled on a classic railway sleeper but with a luxurious twist.
I added only 20 euros (around P1,190) for a couchette in a six-berth compartment that comes with an individual blanket, sheet and pillow.
The modular cabin turns into a 'couchette' and the inflatable roof can be made into a tent.
A distinctive feature of the hotel are the Couchette rooms, Cubitt's hospitality interpretation of a traditional railway carriage car sleeper.
No, I'm going to stick my neck out - and say The Trial of Elizabeth Gadge (or La Couchette!)
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.
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.
He wrote for the films L'enfant de l'amour (1930) and Les surprises du sleeping couchette No.