Cab



a taxicab.
any of various horse-drawn vehicles, as a hansom or brougham, especially one for public hire.
the covered or enclosed part of a locomotive, truck, crane, etc., where the operator sits.
the glass-enclosed area of an airport control tower in which the controllers are stationed.
to ride in a taxicab or horse-drawn cab:
They cabbed to the theater.
an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about two quarts.
cabbage2 (def 1b).
Civil Aeronautics Board.
Contemporary Examples

Ezra Miller on ‘Perks of Being a Wallflower,’ Being Bisexual & More Marlow Stern September 17, 2012
Why Americans Should Love the World Cup Sean Wilsey June 11, 2014
What I Saw in Haiti Buck Close January 14, 2010
Biking While Drunk Anneli Rufus October 14, 2010
Mother of Los Angeles’ Alleged Arsonist Had a Wild Life Christine Pelisek January 13, 2012

Historical Examples

Fruitfulness Emile Zola
The Spenders Harry Leon Wilson
The Moving Finger E. Phillips Oppenheim
The Secret Agent Joseph Conrad
Whispering Wires Henry Leverage

noun

a taxi
(as modifier): a cab rank

the enclosed compartment of a lorry, locomotive, crane, etc, from which it is driven or operated
(formerly) a light horse-drawn vehicle used for public hire
(Austral, informal) first cab off the rank, the first person, etc, to do or take advantage of something
noun
an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about 2.3 litres (4 pints)
abbreviation
(in Britain) Citizens’ Advice Bureau
(in the US) Civil Aeronautics Board
n.
cabernet
Civil Aeronautics Board
coronary artery bypass

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