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.
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(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
an ancient Hebrew measure equal to about 2.3 litres (4 pints)
(in Britain) Citizens’ Advice Bureau
(in the US) Civil Aeronautics Board
Civil Aeronautics Board
coronary artery bypass
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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 […]
Metallurgy. to cut up (iron or steel bars) for fagoting.