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small sleeping compartment; small partitioned space
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cubical – cubic; of or relating to volume
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1. A small compartment, as for work or study.
2. A small sleeping compartment, especially within a dormitory.
[Middle English, from Latin cubiculum, bed chamber, from cubāre, to lie down.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Building) a partially or totally enclosed section of a room, as in a dormitory
2. (Veterinary Science) an indoor construction designed to house individual cattle while allowing them free access to silage
[C15: from Latin cubiculum, from cubāre to lie down, lie asleep]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
cu•bi•cle(ˈkyu bɪ kəl)
a small space or compartment partitioned off in a large room or area.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin cubiculum bedroom =cub(āre) to lie down + -i- -i- + -culum -cle2]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
cubicle- Originally a small room for sleeping—from Latin cumb, "lie down"—that was separated from a larger room.
See also related terms for sleeping.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
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|Noun||1.||cubicle - small room in which a monk or nun lives|
convent - a religious residence especially for nuns
monastery - the residence of a religious community
room - an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
|2.||cubicle - small individual study area in a library|
|3.||cubicle - small area set off by walls for special use|
closet - a small private room for study or prayer
confessional - a booth where a priest sits to hear confessions
polling booth - a temporary booth in a polling place which people enter to cast their votes
prompt box, prompter's box - a booth projecting above the floor in the front of a stage where the prompter sits; opens toward the performers on stage
call box, phone booth, telephone booth, telephone box, telephone kiosk - booth for using a telephone
voting booth - a booth in which a person can cast a private vote
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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
cubicle[ˈkjuːbɪkəl] n (in office) → box m; (in changing room) → cabine f; (in shop) → cabine f d'essayage shower cubicle, toilet cubicle
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
cubicle[ˈkjuːbɪk/əl] n → cabina
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
a small room etc closed off in some way from a larger one. Please use the (changing-)cubicle to change into your swimming trunks. hokkie, afskorting, kamertjie مِخْدَع، مَهْجَع кабинка cubículo kabina die Kabine kabine; prøverum θάλαμος, καμαράκι cubículo, caseta kabiin, eraldatud ruum اتاقک koppi cabineחדרון छोटा कक्ष sobičak szekrény ruangan kecil klefi cabina, scompartimento separato 仕切り部屋 탈의실 kabina kabīne kubikel kamertje, hokjelite avlukke, bås, omkledningsromkomórka, kabina کوټه cubículo cabină кабина kabína kabina kabina hytt, skrubb, bås ห้องเล็ก ๆ หรือคอกทำงานที่เกิดจากการใช้ผนังกั้น odacık, bölme (與大房間相連的)小室 секція; кабіна حدر، چهوٹا حجره phòng ngủ nhỏ 小卧室，斗室
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