Cabinet vs. Breakfront - What's the difference?

Wiktionary

  • Cabinet (noun)

    A storage closet either separate from, or built into, a wall.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    A cupboard.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    The upright assembly that houses a coin-operated arcade game.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    A size of photograph, specifically one measuring 3⅞" by 5½".

  • Cabinet (noun)

    A group of advisors to a government or business entity.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    In parliamentary and some other systems of government, the group of ministers responsible for creating government policy and for overseeing the departments comprising the executive branch.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    A small chamber or private room.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    (often capitalized) A collection of art or ethnographic objects.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    Milkshake.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    A hut; a cottage; a small house.

  • Breakfront (noun)

    Any piece of furniture (especially a bookcase or cabinet) that has a central section that projects farther forward than the other sections.

Oxford Dictionary

  • Breakfront (noun)

    a piece of furniture having the line of its front broken by a curve or angle

    "a breakfront bookcase"

Webster Dictionary

  • Cabinet (noun)

    A hut; a cottage; a small house.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    A small room, or retired apartment; a closet.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    A private room in which consultations are held.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    The advisory council of the chief executive officer of a nation; a cabinet council.

  • Cabinet (noun)

    A set of drawers or a cupboard intended to contain articles of value. Hence:

  • Cabinet (noun)

    Any building or room set apart for the safe keeping and exhibition of works of art, etc.; also, the collection itself.

  • Cabinet (adjective)

    Suitable for a cabinet; small.

  • Cabinet (verb)

    To inclose

Princeton's WordNet

  • Cabinet (noun)

    a cupboard-like repository or piece of furniture with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display

  • Cabinet (noun)

    persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers

  • Cabinet (noun)

    a storage compartment for clothes and valuables; usually it has a lock

  • Cabinet (noun)

    housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

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