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. cabin(noun)

    small room on a ship or boat where people sleep

  2. cabin(noun)

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

  3. cabin(verb)

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

  4. cabin(verb)

    confine to a small space, such as a cabin

Wiktionary

  1. cabin(Noun)

    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. cabin(Noun)

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

  3. cabin(Noun)

    A compartment on land, usually comprised of logs.

  4. cabin(Noun)

    A private room on a ship.

  5. cabin(Noun)

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

  6. cabin(Noun)

    The passenger area of an airplane.

  7. cabin(Noun)

    a signal box

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cabin(noun)

    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. Cabin(noun)

    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. Cabin(noun)

    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. Cabin(verb)

    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. Cabin(verb)

    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. Tom Humphries:

    It’s f *** ed, there was loads of wind, trees falling down and windows blown out in the next room and we’ve got no food left. It’s a bit of a nightmare. We’re getting cabin fever. It seems we’re stuck here for a few days at least.

  2. China News:

    In the preliminary investigation, the co-pilot was found to be smoking an e-cigarette, smoke diffused into the passenger cabin and relevant air conditioning components were wrongly shut off, without notifying the captain, which resulted in insufficient oxygen.

  3. Leslie Scott:

    Flight 2645 from LAX to Dulles was delayed due to a cabin cleanliness issue, we brought in a new aircraft and the flight has since departed approximately 4.5 hours late.

  4. An Air Malta spokeswoman:

    He is a pilot and she is a member of the cabin crew, they were joined on the flight by family, friends and colleagues who had been at the wedding.

  5. Tom Zegan:

    I owned a mountain cabin once that had hot and cold running water . . . hot in the summer and cold in the winter.

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