a space, usually enclosed, in the forward fuselage of an airplane containing the flying controls, instrument panel, and seats for the pilot and copilot or flight crew.
a sunken, open area, generally in the after part of a small vessel, as a yacht, providing space for the pilot, part or all of the crew, or guests.
the space, including the seat and instrumentation, surrounding the driver of an automobile.
a or enclosed place for cockfights.
a place where a contest is fought or which has been the scene of many contests or battles.
(formerly) a space below the water line in a warship, occupied by the quarters of the junior officers and used as a dressing station for those wounded in action.
the compartment in a small aircraft in which the pilot, crew, and sometimes the passengers sit Compare flight deck (sense 1)
the driver’s compartment in a racing car
the site of numerous battles or campaigns
an enclosure used for cockfights
1580s, “a pit for fighting cocks,” from cock (n.1) + pit (n.1). Used in nautical sense (1706) for midshipmen’s compartment below decks; transferred to airplanes (1914) and to cars (1930s).
[kok-rohch] /ˈkɒkˌroʊtʃ/ noun 1. any of numerous orthopterous insects of the family Blattidae, characterized by a flattened body, rapid movements, and nocturnal habits and including several common household pests. /ˈkɒkˌrəʊtʃ/ noun 1. any insect of the suborder Blattodea (or Blattaria), such as Blatta orientalis (oriental cockroach or black beetle): order Dictyoptera. They have an oval […]
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noun 1. an aggressive style of rock music performed by male bands
[koks-kohm] /ˈkɒksˌkoʊm/ noun 1. the or caruncle of a . 2. the cap, resembling a cock’scomb, formerly worn by professional fools. 3. a garden plant, Celosia cristata, of the amaranth family, with flowers, commonly crimson or purple, in a broad spike somewhat resembling the comb of a cock. 4. any of several other species of […]
[koks-foo t] /ˈkɒksˌfʊt/ noun 1. . /ˈkɒksˌfʊt/ noun (pl) -foots 1. a perennial Eurasian grass, Dactylis glomerata, cultivated as a pasture grass in North America and South Africa