sealed cabin


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sealed cabin

[′sēld ′kab·ən]
(aerospace engineering)
The occupied space of an aircraft or spacecraft characterized by walls which do not allow gaseous exchange between the inner atmosphere and its surrounding atmosphere, and containing its own mechanisms for maintenance of the inside atmosphere.

sealed cabin

The occupied space of an aircraft characterized by walls that do not allow any gaseous exchange between the inner atmosphere and its surrounding atmosphere. It contains its own mechanisms for maintenance of the inside atmosphere. See pressure vessel (i).
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Guzzle two cups of coffee as you chomp this down in the air- conditioned comfort of your hermetically sealed cabin.
Guy Salmon will invest more than pounds 200,000 in facilities and tools to build a sealed cabin for aluminium repairs and re-furbish an area to meet demand for this specialist work.
It has race tested four-piston front breaks, superb handling responses, and an eight-speaker sound system that doesn't need full volume because the engine noise is throaty without being irritating and the superbly sealed cabin keeps out any road rumble.