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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 ?
But I'm allowed to meet her with a cab at the Grand Central Station to-morrow evening at the 8.
Many vast vague reputations have been made, solely by taking cabs and going about.
Little more was said, except as to the chances--manifestly small--of the rain ceasing, until the tops of a cab, a decayed mourning coach, and three dripping hats were seen over the hedge.
A great chocolate-coloured pall lowered over heaven, but the wind was continually charging and routing these embattled vapours; so that as the cab crawled from street to street, Mr.
The lamp of the cab threw a gleam upon the door and the not brilliant handle of the bell.
Instantly the trapdoor at the top flew up, something was screamed to the driver, and the cab flew madly off down Regent Street.
There he wrote a few lines, and ordered a messenger to take a cab to the Parker House and wait for the answer.
A BYSTANDER [on the lady's right] He won't get no cab not until half-past eleven, missus, when they come back after dropping their theatre fares.
He asked, at the cab window, to what part of Glasgow he should tell the driver to go.
When the servant appeared, he told the man to fetch a cab.
He leaned back in the cab, and I could see by his drawn brow and his vacant eye that he was thinking intently.
The cab had been left round the corner--round several corners for all I know.