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cubicle

Agriculture an indoor construction designed to house individual cattle while allowing them free access to silage
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cubicle

[′kyü·bə·kəl]
(building construction)
Any small, approximately square room or compartment.
(engineering)
An enclosure for high-voltage equipment.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

cubicle

1. A very small enclosed space.
2. A carrel.

carrel, cubicle

A small individual compartment or alcove in a library, used for semiprivate study.
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After contacting the police and Pembrokeshire council - owners of the toilets in popular tourist spot Saundersfoot - the 44-year-old was told the camera was there for security and was directed at sinks not the cubicles.
Q: When people come to my cubicle, they often get my attention by tapping me on my shoulder which frightens me and causes me to fall out of my seat.
Ironically, cubicles started life as the Great Leap Forward of the white-collar world.
Sunshine also offers a sense of hipness emanating from its modish spaces, which have the feeling of private clubs with their custom-designed cubicles. While most of its customers are one-to-five person businesses, it has also leased a 40-cubicle area to the software company Adobe.
So, when asked about the future of the cubicle, two issues come to mind: change in social behavior and change in technology.
Victoria Kreutz and Tammy Powell were both employed by Yellow Book USA and worked in adjacent cubicles. After several months of working together, Kreutz converted to Christianity.
The updated cubicle is also environmentally friendly: It's 74 percent recyclable and made from 28 percent recycled materials.
But he's sure to make the company barbeque every Friday lunch hour, such as the one when a hurried editor was led through a field of gargantuan cubicles and out the back-of the office to where software developer Tom Mikic was getting his grill on for the dozen or so other staffers eagerly waiting for their food.
To wit: the woes of cartoon character Dilbert, a company peon confined to a small cubicle, now appear in 22 languages in newspapers across the globe.
NORDIC BUSINESS REPORT-20 September 2002-PartnerTech AB sells electrical cubicle business to Horberg Petersson AB (C)1994-2002 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.m2.com
Shooting for The Business of Caring, a magazine published for CIGNA Corporation's (Philadelphia, Pa.) customer-contact employees, Chicago freelance photojournalist Mike Mauney successfully photographs eight people meeting in an office cubicle at one of CIGNA'S client companies.
But how to remain conscious of this when it is so easy to add storage space to PCs and when gigabytes of electronic data now fit so easily within the most modest cubicle?