What does Cabin mean?

Definitions for Cabin
ˈkæb ɪnCab·in

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Cabin.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cabinnoun

    small room on a ship or boat where people sleep

  2. cabinnoun

    a small house built of wood; usually in a wooded area

  3. cabinverb

    the enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried

  4. cabinverb

    confine to a small space, such as a cabin

Wiktionary

  1. cabinnoun

    A small dwelling characteristic of the frontier, especially when built from logs with simple tools and not constructed by professional builders, but by those who meant to live in it.

    Abraham Lincoln was born in a log cabin.

  2. cabinnoun

    A chalet or lodge, especially one that can hold large groups of people.

  3. cabinnoun

    A compartment on land, usually comprised of logs.

  4. cabinnoun

    A private room on a ship.

  5. cabinnoun

    The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.

  6. cabinnoun

    The passenger area of an airplane.

  7. cabinnoun

    a signal box

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cabinnoun

    a cottage or small house; a hut

    Etymology: [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]

  2. Cabinnoun

    a small room; an inclosed place

    Etymology: [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]

  3. Cabinnoun

    a room in ship for officers or passengers

    Etymology: [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]

  4. Cabinverb

    to live in, or as in, a cabin; to lodge

    Etymology: [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]

  5. Cabinverb

    to confine in, or as in, a cabin

    Etymology: [OF. caban, fr. W. caban booth, cabin, dim. of cab cot, tent; or fr. F. cabane, cabine, LL. cabanna, perh. from the Celtic.]

Freebase

  1. Cabin

    A cabin or berthing is an enclosed space generally on a ship or an aircraft. A cabin which protrudes above the level of a ship's deck may be referred to as a "deckhouse."

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cabin

    kab′in, n. a hut or cottage: a small room, esp. in a ship, for officers or passengers—hence Cab′in-pass′enger, one paying for superior accommodation.—v.t. to shut up in a cabin.—v.i. to dwell in a cabin.—n. Cab′in-boy, a boy who waits on the officers or those who live in the cabin of a ship. [Fr. cabane—Low L. capanna.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cabin

    A room or compartment partitioned off in a ship, where the officers and passengers reside. In a man-of-war, the principal cabin, in which the captain or admiral lives, is the upper after-part of the vessel.

Editors Contribution

  1. cabin

    A form of housing created and designed in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles for a person, people or family to reside in.

    They built a cabin in their garden for their parents to live in to ensure they get to spend quality time with their grandchildren.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 12, 2020  
  2. cabin

    A specific space on an aircraft.

    The cabin was spacious.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 3, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Cabin' in Nouns Frequency: #2559

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cabin in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cabin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Cabin in a Sentence

  1. Tyson Steele:

    Everything that I owned was consolidated in that cabin.

  2. George Hobica:

    People use lavs not assigned to them on domestic airlines every time I fly, so I can only imagine something else was going on. Occasionally flight attendants ask nicely to return to the economy cabin but if someone pulls a Kristen Wiig a la Bridesmaids, then all bets are off, as we are constantly reminded, federal law requires us to obey crew instructions International airlines are much more strict about restricting business and first class lav access.

  3. Francesco Starace:

    While we are visiting these homes, the same people that will shut the power off and take the old meter out ... can also put in fibre optic cables into the pipe going out to our cabin.

  4. The Malaysian report:

    There were no behavioral signs of social isolation, change in habits or interest, self-neglect, drug or alcohol abuse of the captain, first officer and the cabin crew.

  5. Charles Raison:

    It tells you he's at peace with what he's doing, if you were uncertain or anxious, you might still open the cabin door (when the pilot was banging on the door and yelling to be let in). Calm determination to do this tells you he really believed in what he was doing.

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