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. 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.

  2. Albert So:

    I predict the maximum speed of a vertical lift cabin cannot be more than 79 feet per second, this is not because we can't make lifts that go faster than this, but because of the air pressure.

  3. Carole Scofield:

    Carole Scofield told the news station Carole Scofield thinks this is the second time this same bear has broken into their home looking for food. The first time it broke down their front door. In total, the couple said they have had trouble with bears on six different occasions during the 20 years they’ve lived in South Lake Tahoe. Lesa Johnston, with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, told KOLO8 that bears normally rummage through trash cans in search of food, but they're also known to look elsewhere. At some point in the bears' life, they gain some type of food reward by breaking in a cabin or a home, so they remember that, so the behavior is likely to be repeated, Lesa Johnston said. We are very lucky, both major break-ins, we were very lucky. I know a lot of people have not been. It has been very, very costly.

  4. Tyson Steele:

    Everything that I owned was consolidated in that cabin.

  5. Rebecca Sy:

    All the employees are being frightened, not just cabin crews, but even the management, my colleagues are all terrified because of its white terror.

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