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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 ?
On their way to the theatre there was a street blockade, and it was two hours before their cab could get out of it.
He spoke to his love and won her there while the cab was hemmed in.
The smell of the cab was still faintly present to his senses, and a certain leaden chill about his feet, all else had disappeared in one vast oppression of calamity and physical faintness.
And now, in that frosty, ill-smelling, straw- carpeted, and ragged-cushioned cab, with his breath congealing on the glasses, where else was John himself advancing to?
Once at the end of this ridiculous cruise, once at the Lodge door, there would be nothing for it but to turn the cab and trundle back again.
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.
Night, the early dirty night, the sinister, noisy, hopeless and rowdy night of South London, had overtaken her on her last cab drive.
We should be so grateful to you, sir, if you found us a cab.
Not a soul did I meet all the way down, though a cab or two went past me.
We started off for the cab together, leaving our informant incredulous, but obviously uncomfortable.
I understand that he did collapse to a certain extent in his corner of the cab.
De Barral the convict took off the silk hat of the financier de Barral and deposited it on the front seat of the cab.