cab


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cab

1
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

cab

2, kab
an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about 2.3 litres (4 pints)

cab

[kab]
(engineering)
In a locomotive, truck, tractor, or hoisting apparatus, a compartment for the operator.

CAB.

On drawings, abbr. for cabinet.

cement-asbestos board

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.
References in classic literature ?
And just then the cab suddenly stopped, and there was his persecutor rapping on the front glass.
You have your watch!' The shock stopped him, and he faced once more toward the cab. The driver was leaning over the wall, brandishing his whip, his face empurpled, roaring like a bull.
Inside the cab the spell of silence, in which the two women had endured shoulder to shoulder the jolting, rattling, and jingling of the journey, had been broken by Stevie's outbreak.
Words failing her on the subject of Mr Verloc's excellence, she turned her old tearful eyes to the roof of the cab. Then she averted her head on the pretence of looking out of the window, as if to judge of their progress.
The cab rattled, jingled, jolted; in fact, the last was quite extraordinary.
And the cab jolted in front of a steamy, greasy shop in a blaze of gas and in the smell of fried fish.
[She sails off to the cab. The driver puts his hand behind him and holds the door firmly shut against her.
We started off for the cab together, leaving our informant incredulous, but obviously uncomfortable.
Leaning back in the cab, this amateur bloodhound carolled away like a lark while I meditated upon the many-sidedness of the human mind.
De Barral the convict took off the silk hat of the financier de Barral and deposited it on the front seat of the cab. Then he blew out his cheeks.
Her father, a red spot on each cheek, leaned his head back wearily in the corner of the cab.
He understood thoroughly at last, and at once the interior of that cab, of an aspect so pacific in the eyes of the people on the pavements, became the scene of a great agitation.