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1. a taxi
2. the enclosed compartment of a lorry, locomotive, crane, etc., from which it is driven or operated
3. (formerly) a light horse-drawn vehicle used for public hire
an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about 2.3 litres (4 pints)
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In a locomotive, truck, tractor, or hoisting apparatus, a compartment for the operator.
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On drawings, abbr. for cabinet.
A dense, rigid, non-combustible board containing a high proportion of asbestos fibers which are bonded with portland cement; highly resistant to weathering; also called asbestos-cement board.
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