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Definition of Cab

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taxi; carriage; driver's compartment
extension in DOS 8.3 for compressed files that are used by Windows installation programs (Computers)
Cab Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
The covered part of a locomotive, in which the engineer has his station.
A kind of close carriage with two or four wheels, usually a public vehicle.
A Hebrew dry measure, containing a little over two (2.37) pints.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
hEnglish - advanced version

\cab\ (kăb), n. [abbrev. fr. cabriolet.] 1. a kind of close carriage with two or four wheels, usually a public vehicle. "a cab came clattering up."
note: a cab may have two seats at right angles to the driver's seat, and a door behind; or one seat parallel to the driver's, with the entrance from the side or front.

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 cab fare 
Concise English-Irish Dictionary v. 1.1
English Phonetics
Australian Slang
Cabernet Sauvignon wine
a scab, a non-unionist
WordNet 2.0

1. a compartment in front of a motor vehicle where driver sits
(hypernym) compartment
(part-holonym) motor vehicle, automotive vehicle
2. small two-wheeled horse-drawn carriage; with two seats and a folding hood
(synonym) cabriolet
(hypernym) carriage, equipage, rig
3. a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
(synonym) hack, taxi, taxicab
(hypernym) car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar
(hyponym) gypsy cab
(member-holonym) fleet
Cab Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
BTS Transportation Expressions
Portion of truck where the driver sits; tractor. The passenger compartment of a vehicle. (ATA1)
The compartment of a locomotive from which the propelling power and power brakes of the train are manually controlled. (49CFR236)
That portion of the superstructure designed to be occupied by the crew operating the locomotive. (49CFR229)
By the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Cab Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
DOD Joint Acronyms and Abbreviations
combat aviation brigade
Source: U.S. Department of Defense, Joint Doctrine Division. ( About )
International Relations and Security Acronyms
Cost Analysis Brief; Contract Adjustment Board
Cab Definition from Social Science Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dream Dictionary
To ride in a cab in dreams, is significant of pleasant avocations, and average prosperity you will enjoy. To ride in a cab at night, with others, indicates that you will have a secret that you will endeavor to keep from your friends. To ride in a cab with a woman, scandal will couple your name with others of bad repute. To dream of driving a public cab, denotes manual labor, with little chance of advancement.
Ten Thousand Dreams Interpreted, or "What's in a dream": a scientific and practical exposition; By Gustavus Hindman, 1910. For the open domain e-text see: Guttenberg Project
Cab Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
1. A taxi or car for hire. 2. The closed part of a truck (or even a car) where the driver sits.
Cabin - Civil Aeronautics Board
Aviation Acronyms and Terms
Civilian Aviation Board.
Abbreviation Airbus A340
Cab Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
Computer Abbreviations v1.5
Cabinet File (Microsoft installation archive)
Install Shield v5.x or 6.x Compressed File (not compatible with Microsoft .CAB files)
9300+ Computer Acronyms
Uri's File.*Xten.c.ons*
Cabinet (file name extension) [Microsoft]
A Glossary of Internet & PC Terminology
A Windows File Type . Short for Cabinet - A normal file that contains pieces of one or more files, usually compressed. Designed such that one cab file would fill a diskette . Cab files are used to install Application programs from a number of diskettes.
Cab Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Cab is a village and municipality in the Nitra District in western central Slovakia, in the Nitra Region.

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Cab or CAB may refer to:

  • Cab (locomotive), the driving compartment of a locomotive
  • Cab car
  • Cabin (truck), an enclosed space in a truck where the driver is seated
  • Cabriolet (carriage) (obsolete), a type of horse-drawn carriage
  • Causeway Bay Station, Hong Kong; MTR station code CAB
  • Civil Aeronautics Board
  • Constructions Aéronautiques du Béarn, former French aircraft manufacturer
  • Controller anti-lock brake, see Anti-lock braking system
  • NATO reporting name for the Lisunov Li-2 aircraft
  • Taxicab, a type of vehicle for hire with a driver
  • Tractor unit of an articulated lorry, known in Britain as an artic cab

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  • cabinet (file format) 
  • a top-level domain for cab and taxi companies, see Generic top-level domain#New top-level domains

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Cab Definition from Sports Dictionaries & Glossaries
Civil Aeronautics Board (USA)
Cab Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
English - Klingon
n. lupwIj
Cab Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Easton's Bible Dictionary
hollow (R.V., "kab"), occurs only in 2 Kings 6:25; a dry measure, the sixth part of a seah, and the eighteenth part of an ephah, equal to about two English quarts.
Smith's Bible Dictionary

See: Measures
Smith's Bible Dictionary (1884) , by William Smith. About
Cab Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
Aids Glossary
a group of community members (e.g., people with HIV/AIDS, care providers, advocates) who provide recommendations regarding clinical research.