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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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References in periodicals archive ?
D'autre part, selon la mUuo"me source, les voyages en couchettes et assises d'Alger vers Annaba (dUu[c]part 19h40, arrivUu[c]e 05h38) et d'Annaba vers Alger (dUu[c]part 20h20, arrivUu[c]e 06h26) seront Uu[c]galement renforcUu[c]s.
Discounted cabins, couchettes and reclining seats must be requested at the time of booking and are subject to availability and confirmation at the time of booking and these discounts will not be available on board ship.
Sleepers or couchettes always require advance reservations and additional charges.
Although there are couchettes, you're better with a cabin if travelling with kids.
A cheap option is a Eurostar ride to Paris to catch night trains with air-conditioned couchettes for Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan ( then the Trenitalia Pass launched this summer by Italian Railways.
A cheaper option for rail buffs is a Eurostar ride to Paris to catch night trains with air-conditioned couchettes bound for Rome, Florence, Venice and Milan, and then using the Trenitalia Pass launched this summer by Italian Railways.
However, many foreign trains, especially European ones, feature couchettes. A couchette is a bunk in a passenger compartment.
Although the holiday vehicle was comfortable enough, with reclining front seats par excellence, they didn't allow you to fully stretch your vertebrae the way you can in the Fiat Idea, which offers full-blown couchettes for two, no less.