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small sleeping compartment; small partitioned space
Not to be confused with:
cubical – cubic; of or relating to volume
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.]
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]
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]
cubicle- Originally a small room for sleeping—from Latin cumb, "lie down"—that was separated from a larger room.
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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
cubicle[ˈkjuːbɪk/əl] n → cabina
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