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Cabinet vs. Cabin

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Cabinetnoun

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

Cabinnoun

(US) 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.’;

Cabinetnoun

A cupboard.

Cabinnoun

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

Cabinetnoun

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

Cabinnoun

A compartment on land, usually composed of logs.

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Cabinetnoun

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

Cabinnoun

A private room on a ship.

‘the captain's cabin:’; ‘Passengers shall remain in their cabins.’;

Cabinetnoun

A group of advisors to a government or business entity.

Cabinnoun

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

Cabinetnoun

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.

Cabinnoun

The passenger area of an airplane.

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Cabinetnoun

(archaic) A small chamber or private room.

Cabinnoun

The section of a passenger plane having the same class of service.

Cabinetnoun

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

Cabinnoun

A signal box.

Cabinetnoun

Milkshake.

Cabinnoun

A small room; an enclosed place.

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Cabinetnoun

(obsolete) A hut; a cottage; a small house.

Cabinnoun

(Indian English) A private office; particularly of a doctor, businessman, lawyer, or other professional.

Cabinetnoun

A hut; a cottage; a small house.

‘Hearken a while from thy green cabinet,The rural song of careful Colinet.’;

Cabinverb

(transitive) To place in a cabin.

Cabinetnoun

A small room, or retired apartment; a closet.

Cabinverb

To live in, or as if in, a cabin; to lodge.

Cabinetnoun

A private room in which consultations are held.

‘Philip passed some hours every day in his father's cabinet.’;

Cabinnoun

A cottage or small house; a hut.

‘A hunting cabin in the west.’;

Cabinetnoun

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

Cabinnoun

A small room; an inclosed place.

‘So long in secret cabin there he heldHer captive.’;

Cabinetnoun

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

Cabinnoun

A room in ship for officers or passengers.

Cabinetnoun

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

Cabinverb

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

‘I'll make you . . . cabin in a cave.’;

Cabinetadjective

Suitable for a cabinet; small.

‘He [Varnhagen von Ense] is a walking cabinet edition of Goethe.’;

Cabinverb

To confine in, or as in, a cabin.

‘I am cabined, cribbed, confined, bound inTo saucy doubts and fears.’;

Cabinetverb

To inclose

Cabinnoun

small room on a ship or boat where people sleep

Cabinetnoun

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

Cabinnoun

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

Cabinetnoun

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

Cabinnoun

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

Cabinetnoun

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

Cabinverb

confine to a small space, such as a cabin

Cabinetnoun

housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

Cabinnoun

a private room or compartment on a ship

‘she lay in her cabin on a steamer’;

Cabinnoun

the area for passengers in an aircraft

‘animals are not allowed in the cabin of the aircraft’;

Cabinnoun

a small wooden shelter or house in a wild or remote area

‘the cabin lay three miles into the reserve’;

Cabinnoun

a cubicle or individual work space within a larger office.

Cabinverb

confine within narrow bounds

‘once loosed, the idea of equality is not easily cabined’;

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