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c&sc
Print. capitals and small capitals. * * *
c'est autre chose
/se toh trddeu shohz"/, French. that is different. [lit., that is another thing] * * *
c'est la guerre
/se lann gerdd"/, French. such is war. * * *
c'est la vie
/se lann vee"/, French. that's life; such is life. * * *
c'est-à-dire
/se tann deerdd"/, French. that is to say. * * *
c'mon
/kmon, keuh mon"/, Informal. contraction of come on. See come (defs. 45e, f). [1930-35] * * *
C++
n. Computers. a high-level programming language, a descendant of C, with the ability to manipulate object-oriented features. * * * High-level computer programming ...
C, c
/see/, n., pl. C's or Cs, c's or cs. 1. the third letter of the English alphabet, a consonant. 2. any spoken sound represented by the letter C or c, as in cat, race, or ...
C-
U.S. Mil. (in designations of transport aircraft) cargo: C-54; C-124. * * *
C-47
▪ aircraft also called  Dakota  or  Skytrain        U.S. military transport aircraft that served in all theatres during World War II and continued in service long ...
C-axis
/see"ak'sis/, n., pl. C-axes /see"ak'seez/. Crystall. the vertical crystallographic axis. Cf. A-axis, B-axis. * * *
C-bias
/see"buy'euhs/, n. Electronics. See grid bias. * * *
C-clamp
/see"klamp'/, n. a C-shaped clamp having a screw that is threaded through one tip in the direction of the other tip. See illus. under clamp. * * *
C-horizon
C-horizon [sē′hə rī΄zən] n. the third soil zone, consisting of material essentially unaltered by weathering, solution, or the action of plant roots: see ABC SOIL * * *
C-note
/see"noht'/, n. C (def. 11). * * *
C-reactive protein
/see"ree ak'tiv/, Biochem. a globulin that increases in concentration in the bloodstream during infectious states and other abnormal conditions. Abbr.: CRP [1955-60; for ...
C-reactiveprotein
C-re·ac·tive protein (sēʹrē-ăk'tĭv) n. A globulin that appears in the blood in certain acute inflammatory conditions, such as rheumatic fever, bacterial infections, and ...
C-scroll
/see"skrohl'/, n. an ornamental motif in the shape of a C, used chiefly on furniture. * * *
C-section
/see"sek'sheuhn/, n. Informal. See Cesarean section. * * *
C-SPAN
/see"span'/ Trademark. Cable Satellite Public Affairs Network (a cable television channel). * * *
c-store
c-store or C-store (sēʹstôr', -stōr') n. A convenience store. * * *
C.
1. Calorie. 2. Cape. 3. Catholic. 4. Celsius. 5. Celtic. 6. Centigrade. 7. College. 8. (in Costa Rica and El Salvador) colon; colons. 9. Congress. 10. Conservative. * * *
c.
1. calorie. 2. Optics. candle; candles. 3. carat. 4. carbon. 5. carton. 6. case. 7. Baseball. catcher. 8. cathode. 9. cent; cents. 10. centavo. 11. Football. center. 12. ...
C. & F.
Com. cost and freight. * * *
C. in C.
Commander in Chief. Also, C-in-C. * * *
C. of S.
Chief of Staff. * * *
C.A.
1. Central America. 2. See chartered accountant. 3. Accounting. chief accountant. 4. Coast Artillery. 5. commercial agent. 6. consular agent. 7. controller of accounts. 8. See ...
C.A.C.
Coast Artillery Corps. * * *
C.A.F.
1. cost and freight. 2. cost, assurance, and freight. Also, c.a.f. * * *
C.A.G.S.
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study. * * *
C.A.S.
Certificate of Advanced Studies. * * *
C.B.
1. Bachelor of Surgery. [ < L Chirurgiae Baccalaureus] 2. Brit. Companion of the Bath. * * *       companion of the Bath, member of a British order of knighthood, ...
C.B.D.
1. cash before delivery. 2. central business district. * * *
C.B.E.
Commander of the Order of the British Empire. * * *       commander of the British Empire, member of a British order of knighthood, although this rank does not confer ...
C.B.E.L.
Cambridge Bibliography of English Literature. Also, CBEL. * * *
C.C.
1. See carbon copy (def. 1). 2. cashier's check. 3. chief clerk. 4. circuit court. 5. city council. 6. city councilor. 7. civil court. 8. company commander. 9. county clerk. 10. ...
C.C.A.
1. Chief Clerk of the Admiralty. 2. Circuit Court of Appeals. 3. County Court of Appeals. * * *
C.C.I.A.
Consumer Credit Insurance Association. * * *
C.C.P.
1. Law. Code of Civil Procedure. 2. Court of Common Pleas. * * *
C.Cls.
Court of Claims. * * *
C.D.
1. See certificate of deposit. 2. Civil Defense. 3. civil disobedience. 4. Congressional District. * * *
c.d.
cash discount. * * *
C.E.
1. Chemical Engineer. 2. chief engineer. 3. Church of England. 4. Civil Engineer. 5. common era. 6. Corps of Engineers. * * *
c.e.
1. buyer's risk. [ < L caveat emptor may the buyer beware] 2. compass error. * * *
C.E.F.
Canadian Expeditionary Force. * * *
C.F.
cost and freight. Also, c.f. * * *
C.F.I.
cost, freight, and insurance. Also, c.f.i. * * *
C.G.
1. Captain of the Guard. 2. center of gravity. 3. Coast Guard. 4. Commanding General. 5. Consul General. * * *
c.g.
1. Captain of the Guard. 2. center of gravity. 3. Commanding General. 4. Consul General. * * *
c.h.
1. candle hours. 2. clearinghouse. 3. courthouse. 4. custom house. * * *       companion of honour, member of a British honorary society. See Companions of Honour, Order ...
C.I.
Channel Islands. * * *
C.I.C.
1. Combat Information Center. 2. Commander in Chief. 3. Counterintelligence Corps. * * *
C.I.D.
Criminal Investigation Department of Scotland Yard. * * *
c.i.d.
Auto. cubic-inch displacement: the displacement of an engine measured in cubic inches: My old car had a 302 c.i.d. engine. Also, cid, CID. * * *
C.I.F.
cost, insurance, and freight: used by a seller to indicate that the price quoted includes the cost of the merchandise, packing, and freight to a specified destination plus ...
C.I.O.
1. chief investment officer. 2. See Congress of Industrial Organizations. Also, CIO. * * *
C.I.S.
Commonwealth of Independent States. * * *
C.I.T.
counselor in training. * * *
c.l.
1. carload. 2. carload lot. 3. center line. 4. civil law. 5. common law. * * *
C.L.U.
Chartered Life Underwriter. * * *
C.M.
Rom. Cath. Ch. Congregation of the Mission. * * *
c.m.
1. church missionary. 2. common meter. 3. corresponding member. 4. court-martial. * * *
C.M.A.
certificate of management accounting. * * *
C.M.G.
Companion of the Order of St. Michael and St. George. * * *       companion of St. Michael and St. George, member of a British order of knighthood, though this class of ...
C.O.
1. cash order. 2. Commanding Officer. 3. conscientious objector. 4. correction officer. * * *
c.o.
1. care of. 2. carried over. * * *
C.O.D.
Com. cash, or collect, on delivery (payment to be made when delivered to the purchaser). Also, c.o.d. [1855-60, Amer.] * * *
C.O.S.
cash on shipment. Also, c.o.s. * * *
C.of C.
C. of C. abbr. chamber of commerce. * * *
C.of E.
C. of E. abbr. Church of England. * * *
C.of S.
C. of S. abbr. chief of staff. * * *
C.P.
1. Chief Patriarch. 2. command post. 3. Common Prayer. 4. Communist Party. * * *
c.p.
1. chemically pure. 2. circular pitch. 3. command post. 4. common pleas. * * *
C.P.A.
1. See certified public accountant. 2. chartered public accountant. * * *
c.p.m.
1. Music. common particular meter. 2. cycles per minute. * * *
C.R.
1. Costa Rica. 2. Banking. credit report. * * *
C.S.
1. chief of staff. 2. Christian Science. 3. Christian Scientist. 4. Civil Service. 5. Confederate States. * * *
c.s.
1. capital stock. 2. civil service. * * *
C.S.A.
Confederate States of America. * * *
C.S.O.
1. Chief Signal Officer. 2. Chief Staff Officer. Also, CSO. * * *
C.T.
Central time. * * *
C.T.A.
Law. with the will annexed: an administrator C.T.A. [ < L cum testamento annexo] * * *
C.V.O.
Commander of the Royal Victorian Order. * * *       commander of the Royal Victorian Order, member of the third highest class of a British order of knighthood, although ...
c.w.o.
cash with order. * * *
C.Z.
Canal Zone. * * *
C/A
1. capital account. 2. cash account. 3. credit account. 4. current account. * * *
C/D
See certificate of deposit. Also, c/d. * * *
c/f
Bookkeeping. carried forward. * * *
C/L
1. carload. 2. carload lot. 3. cash letter. * * *
c/m
(of capital stocks) call of more. * * *
C/N
1. circular note. 2. credit note. * * *
C/O
1. cash order. 2. certificate of origin. * * *
C/o
1. care of. 2. Bookkeeping. carried over. * * *
c/o
1. care of. 2. Bookkeeping. carried over. 3. cash order. * * *
C/S
cycles per second. * * *
CA
1. California (approved esp. for use with zip code). 2. chronological age. * * *
Ca
Symbol, Chem. calcium. * * *
ça ira
/sann" ee rddann"/, French. it will go on. * * *
Ca Mau Peninsula
▪ peninsula, Vietnam       peninsula, the southernmost projection of Vietnam, lying between the South China Sea on the east and the Gulf of Thailand on the west, with ...
Ca River
▪ river, Asia Vietnamese  Song Ca,  also called  Lam Giang,        river rising in the Loi Mountains of Laos and flowing southeastward through northern Vietnam to ...
ça va
/sann vann"/, French. all right; fine. [lit., that goes] * * *
ca'
/kah, kaw/, v.t., v.i. Scot. to call, as to call an animal toward one; urge forward by calling. [var. of CALL] * * *
ca' canny
ca' canny see CANNY * * *
Ca' da Mosto, Alvise
▪ Italian navigator Ca' da Mosto also spelled  Cadamosto   born 1432, Venice died July 18, 1488, Venice       Venetian traveler and nobleman, who wrote one of the ...
ca'canny
/kah kan"ee, kaw-/, n. Brit. Slang. a deliberate reduction of working speed and production by workers, to express their discontent. [1895-1900; lit., drive gently; see CA', ...
ca-
var. of ker-. * * *
ca-ca
/kah"kah'/, n. Baby Talk. excrement; feces. * * *
ca.
1. cathode. 2. centiare. 3. Also, ca (with a year) about: ca. 476 B.C. [(def. 3) < L circa] * * *
CAA
Civil Aeronautics Administration: reorganized into the Federal Aviation Administration. Also, C.A.A. * * *
Caaba
Caaba [kä′bə] alt. sp. of KAABA * * *
Caacupé
▪ Paraguay       town, central Paraguay. The name Caacupé originated from the Guaraní word caaguycupé, meaning “the other side of the mountain.” Founded in 1770, ...
Caazapá
▪ Paraguay       town, southern Paraguay. Founded in 1607 by Friar Bolaños, the town is situated on the edge of the westward extension of the Brazilian Highlands, ...
cab
cab1 /kab/, n., v., cabbed, cabbing. n. 1. a taxicab. 2. any of various horse-drawn vehicles, as a hansom or brougham, esp. one for public hire. 3. the covered or enclosed part ...
CAB
See Civil Aeronautics Board. Also, C.A.B. * * *
cab-over
/kab"oh'veuhr/, n. 1. a truck tractor or other vehicle in which the cab is located over the engine. 2. a camper in which the body extends forward over the cab of the truck on ...
Cabaiguán
▪ Cuba       city, central Cuba. It is an important manufacturing and commercial centre for surrounding agricultural and pastoral lands known primarily for their ...
cabal
—caballer, n. /keuh bal"/, n., v., caballed, caballing. n. 1. a small group of secret plotters, as against a government or person in authority. 2. the plots and schemes of such ...
cabala
/kab"euh leuh, keuh bah"-/, n. 1. a system of esoteric theosophy and theurgy developed by rabbis, reaching its peak about the 12th and 13th centuries, and influencing certain ...
cabaletta
/kab'euh let"euh, kah'beuh-/; It. /kah'bah let"tah/, n., pl. cabalettas, cabalette /-let"ay/; It. /-let"te/. a short, operatic aria of simple form and style. [1835-45; < It, ...
cabalism
/kab"euh liz'euhm/, n. 1. the principles or doctrines of the cabala. 2. an interpretation of something according to the doctrines of the cabala. 3. any mystic or occult doctrine; ...
cabalist
cabalist1 /kab"euh list/, n. 1. a student of or expert in the cabala. 2. a person who is well-versed or highly skilled in obscure or esoteric matters. [1525-35; < ML cabbalista, ...
cabalistic
—cabalistically, adv. /kab'euh lis"tik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to the cabala. 2. mystic; occult. 3. of or marked by cabalism. Also, cabalistical. [1615-25; CABAL + ...
cabalistically
See cabalistic. * * *
Caballé
/kah'bah yay", -bahl yay"/; Sp. /kah'vah lye", -ye"/, n. Montserrat /mohnt'seuh raht"/; Sp. /mawn'serdd rddaht"/, born 1933, Spanish soprano. * * *
Caballé, Montserrat
▪ Spanish opera singer born April 12, 1933, Barcelona    Spanish operatic soprano, admired for her versatility and phrasing and for her performances in the operas of ...
Caballé,Montserrat
Ca·bal·lé (kä-bäl-yāʹ), Montserrat. Born 1933. Spanish coloratura soprano noted for her ability to suspend pianissimo high notes. She is best known for performing lead ...
caballero
/kab'euhl yair"oh, kab'euh lair"oh/; Sp. /kah'vah lye"rddaw, -ye"-/, n., pl. caballeros /kab'euhl yair"ohz, kab'euh lair"ohz/; Sp. /kah'vah lye"rddaws, -ye"-/. 1. a Spanish ...
Caballero, Fernán
▪ Spanish writer pseudonym of  Cecilia Böhl von Faber , or  Cecilia Böhl de Faber   born December 24, 1796, Morges, Switzerland died April 7, 1877, Sevilla, ...
cabana
/keuh ban"euh, -ban"yeuh, -bah"neuh, -bahn"yeuh/, n. 1. a small cabin or tentlike structure for use as a bathhouse, esp. on a beach or by a swimming pool. 2. a cabin or ...
Cabanatuan
/kah'vah nah twahn"/, n. a city on central Luzon, in the N Philippines. 138,298. * * * ▪ Philippines       chartered city, central Luzon, northern Philippines, on the ...
cabane
/keuh ban"/, n. Aeron. a mastlike structure on some early airplanes, used for supporting the wing. [1910-15; < F; see CABIN] * * *
Cabanilles, Juan Bautista José
▪ Spanish composer born Sept. 4, 1644, Algemesí, Valencia, Spain died April 29, 1712, Valencia       distinguished Spanish organist and composer for the organ. From ...
Cabanis, Pierre-Jean-Georges
▪ French philosopher and physiologist born June 5, 1757, Cosnac, Fr. died May 5, 1808, Rueil-Malmaison       French philosopher and physiologist noted for Rapports du ...
cabaret
/kab'euh ray"/ for 1-4, 6, 7; /kab"euh ret'/ for 5, n., v., cabareted /-rayd"/, cabareting /-ray"ing/. n. 1. a restaurant providing food, drink, music, a dance floor, and often a ...
cabaret tax
a tax levied on entertainment, dancing, floor shows, etc., at places where liquor is served, as at cabarets and nightclubs. Cf. amusement tax. * * *
Cabarrus, François, conde de
▪ Spanish minister François also rendered  Francisco  born 1752, Bayonne, France died April 27, 1810, Sevilla, Spain       financier and economist, adviser to the ...
Cabasilas, Nicholas
▪ Greek theologian born c. 1320, , Thessalonica, Byzantine Empire died c. 1390       Greek Orthodox lay theologian and liturgist who eminently represents the tradition ...
Cabasilas, Nilus
▪ Greek bishop born c. 1298, , Thessalonica, Byzantine Empire died c. 1363, , Constantinople       Greek Orthodox metropolitan, theologian, and scholar, whose treatises ...
cabbage
cabbage1 —cabbagelike, adj. /kab"ij/, n. 1. any of several cultivated varieties of a plant, Brassica oleracea capitata, of the mustard family, having a short stem and leaves ...
cabbage aphid
a small, blue aphid, Brevicoryne brassicae, that feeds on cabbage and related plants. * * *
cabbage bug
☆ cabbage bug n. HARLEQUIN BUG * * *
cabbage bug.
See harlequin bug. [1865-70, Amer.] * * *
cabbage butterfly
any white or chiefly white butterfly of the family Pieridae, as Pieris rapae, the larvae of which feed on the leaves of cabbages and other related plants. [1810-20] * * *
cabbage looper
the larva of a noctuid moth, Trichoplusia ni, common throughout the U.S. and Canada, that feeds on a wide variety of vegetable crops, esp. cabbage and lettuce. [1900-05] * * ...
cabbage moth.
See diamondback moth. [1840-50] * * *
cabbage palm
1. any of several palms, esp. those of the genus Euterpe, having terminal leaf buds that are eaten as a vegetable or in salads. 2. See cabbage tree (def. 2). [1765-75] * * *
cabbage palmetto
a fan palm, Sabal palmetto, of the southeastern U.S.: the state tree of Florida and South Carolina. [1795-1805, Amer.] * * *
cabbage rose
a rose, Rosa centifolia, having large and fragrant pink flowers, cultivated in many varieties. [1755-65] * * *
cabbage tree
1. any tropical tree or treelike plant having leaves or edible shoots suggestive of cabbage. 2. an Australian palm tree of the genus Livistona, esp. L. australis. [1715-25] * * *
cabbage white
or cabbage butterfly European cabbage butterfly (Pieris rapae). Its larva is a major economic pest, attacking cabbage and related plants. Introduced into North America с 1860, ...
cabbage-tree hat
/kab"ij tree'/, Australian. a broad-brimmed hat made from cabbage-tree leaves. [1875-80] * * *
cabbagebutterfly
cabbage butterfly n. Any of several white butterflies of the genus Pieris, having larvae that feed on cabbage. * * *
cabbagehead
/kab"ij hed'/, n. 1. cabbage1 (def. 2). 2. Informal. a stupid person; dolt. [1675-85; CABBAGE1 + HEAD] * * *
cabbagepalm
cabbage palm n. 1. Any of several palms, such as the assai, with edible terminal buds. 2. See cabbage palmetto. * * *
cabbagepalmetto
cabbage palmetto n. A species of palmetto (Sabal palmetto) native to the southeast United States and the Bahamas, having an edible terminal bud and leaves used in religious ...
cabbagerose
cabbage rose n. A coarse prickly shrub (Rosa centifolia) native to the Caucasus, having fragrant, pink, double-petaled flowers and widely cultivated as a source of attar of ...
cabbagetown
/kab"ij town'/, n. Canadian. a depressed or dilapidated urban area, esp. a city slum. [after Cabbagetown, a depressed area of Toronto, allegedly so called because its ...
cabbageworm
/kab"ij werrm'/, n. a caterpillar, esp. of the genus Pieris, that feeds on cabbages. [1680-90; CABBAGE1 + WORM] * * *
cabbagy
/kab"i jee/, adj. 1. having the characteristics of the cabbage as in odor, taste, or color; cabbagelike. 2. resembling or suggestive of a cabbage, as in shape. [1860-65; CABBAGE ...
cabbala
—cabbalism, n. —cabbalist, n. —cabbalistic, cabbalistical, adj. —cabbalistically, adv. /kab"euh leuh, keuh bah"-/, n. cabala. * * *
cabble
/kab"euhl/, v.t., cabbled, cabbling. Metall. to cut up (iron or steel bars) for fagoting. [1840-50; var. of SCABBLE] * * *
cabby
/kab"ee/, n., pl. cabbies. Informal. a cabdriver. Also, cabbie. [1855-60; CAB(DRIVER) + -Y2] * * *
cabdriver
/kab"druy'veuhr/, n. a driver of a taxicab or horse-drawn carriage. [1835-45; CAB1 + DRIVER] * * *
Cabe
/kayb/, n. a male given name, form of McCabe. * * *
Cabeiri
/keuh buy"ruy/, n. Cabiri. * * * or Cabiri Important group of deities, probably of Phrygian origin, worshiped in Asia Minor and in Macedonia and northern and central ...
Cabell
/kab"euhl/, n. James Branch 1879-1958, U.S. novelist, essayist, and critic. * * * (as used in expressions) Breckinridge John Cabell Cabell James Branch Cabell Calloway III * * *
Cabell, James Branch
born April 14, 1879, Richmond, Va., U.S. died May 5, 1958, Richmond U.S. writer. Cabell attacked American orthodoxies and institutions in his best-known novel, Jurgen (1919), a ...
Cabell,James Branch
Cab·ell (kăbʹəl), James Branch. 1879-1958. American writer best known for a series of satirical novels, including Jurgen (1919), set in a fictitious medieval French province ...
caber
/kay"beuhr/, n. Scot. a pole or beam, esp. one thrown as a trial of strength. [1505-15; < ScotGael cabar pole] * * *
caber, tossing the
▪ Scottish sport       a Scottish athletic event consisting in throwing a “caber,” a straight, approximately 17-foot- (5-metre-) long log (from which the bark has ...
cabernet
cabernet [kab΄ər nā′; ] Fr [ kȧ ber ne′] n. [also C-] 1. any of several related grapes grown esp. in Bordeaux and Calif. 2. a dry red wine made from these grapes; esp., ...
Cabernet Sauvignon
/kab'euhr nay" soh'vin yohonn"/; Fr. /kann berdd nay soh vee nyawonn"/ 1. a premium red grape used in winemaking, esp. in the Bordeaux region of France and in northern ...
CabernetSauvignon
Cab·er·net Sauvignon (kăb'ər-nāʹ) n. 1. A variety of black grape used to make red wine, notably in Bordeaux and the Napa Valley. 2. A dry red wine made from this ...
Cabet
/kann be"/, n. Étienne /ay tyen"/, 1788-1856, French socialist who established a utopian community in the U.S. (in Illinois) called Icaria: became U.S. citizen 1854. * * *
Cabet, Étienne
▪ French socialist born , Jan. 1, 1788, Dijon, Fr. died Nov. 8, 1856, St. Louis, Mo., U.S.       French socialist and founder of a communal settlement at Nauvoo, ...
Cabeza de Vaca
/kah ve"thah dhe vah"kah, -ve"sah/ Álvar Núñez /ahl"vahrdd nooh"nyeth, -nyes/, c1490-1557?, Spanish explorer in the Americas. * * *
Cabeza de Vaca, Álvar Núñez
Ca·be·za de Va·ca (kə-bāʹzə də väʹkə, kä-vĕʹthä thĕ väʹkä), Álvar Núñez. 1490?-1557?. Spanish explorer and colonial administrator who explored parts of ...
cabezon
/kab"euh zon'/; Sp. /kah've sawn"/, n., pl. cabezones /-zoh'nayz/; Sp. /-saw"nes/, cabezons. any of several large-headed fishes, esp. a sculpin, Scorpaenichthys marmoratus, of ...
Cabezón, Antonio de
born с 1510, Castrillo de Matajudíos, near Burgos, Spain died March 26, 1566, Madrid Spanish composer and organist. Of noble birth, he was blind from early childhood. In 1526 ...
CABG
CABG abbr. coronary artery bypass graft. * * *
cabildo
/kah veel"daw/; Eng. /keuh bil"doh/, n., pl. cabildos /-dhaws/; Eng. /-dohz/. Spanish. 1. the chapter house of a cathedral. 2. a town council, esp. in Latin America. 3. a town ...
Cabimas
/kah vee"mahs/, n. a city in NW Venezuela, on the E coast of Lake Maracaibo. 122,239. * * * ▪ Venezuela       city, northeastern Zulia estado (state), northwestern ...
cabin
/kab"in/, n. 1. a small house or cottage, usually of simple design and construction: He was born in a cabin built of rough logs. 2. an enclosed space for more or less temporary ...
cabin attendant
1. See flight attendant. 2. a cabin steward on a passenger or cruise ship. * * *
cabin boy
a boy employed as a servant for the officers and passengers on a ship. [1720-30] * * *
cabin class
—cabin-class, adj., adv. the class of accommodations on a passenger ship less costly and luxurious than first class but more so than tourist class. Cf. second class (def. ...
cabin court
Older Use. a roadside motel having cabins. * * *
cabin cruiser
a power-driven pleasure boat having a cabin equipped for sleeping, cooking, and the like. [1920-25] * * *
cabin deck
the deck above the weather deck in the bridge house of a ship. [‡1960-65] * * *
cabin fever
a state characterized by anxiety, restlessness, and boredom, arising from a prolonged stay in a remote or confined place. [1915-20, Amer.] * * *
cabin hook
a hook and eye for fastening a cabinet door or the like. * * *
cabinboy
cabin boy n. A boy servant aboard a ship. * * *
cabinclass
cabin class n. A class of accommodations on some passenger ships, lower than first class and higher than tourist class. * * *
cabincruiser
cabin cruiser n. A powerboat with a cabin that has living accommodations. * * *
Cabinda
/keuh been"deuh/, n. 1. an exclave of Angola, on the W coast of Africa. 81,265; 2807 sq. mi. (7270 sq. km). 2. a seaport in and the capital of this exclave, on the Congo (Zaire) ...
cabinet
/kab"euh nit/, n. 1. a piece of furniture with shelves, drawers, etc., for holding or displaying items: a curio cabinet; a file cabinet. 2. a wall cupboard used for storage, as ...
cabinet government.
See parliamentary government. Also, Cabinet government. [1865-70] * * *
cabinet minister
a member of a governmental cabinet, as in Great Britain. [1800-10] * * *
Cabinet of President Abraham Lincoln
▪ Table Cabinet of President Abraham Lincoln March 4, 1861-March 3, 1865 (Term 1) State William Henry Seward (Seward, William H) Treasury Salmon P. Chase (Chase, Salmon ...
Cabinet of President Andrew Jackson
▪ Table Cabinet of President Andrew Jackson March 4, 1829-March 3, 1833 (Term 1) State Martin Van Buren (Van Buren, Martin) Edward Livingston (Livingston, Edward) (from May ...
Cabinet of President Andrew Johnson
▪ Table Cabinet of President Andrew Johnson April 15, 1865-March 3, 1869 State William Henry Seward (Seward, William H) Treasury Hugh McCulloch (McCulloch, Hugh) War Edwin ...
Cabinet of President Barack Obama
▪ Table Cabinet of President Barack Obama January 20, 2009– Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (Clinton, Hillary Rodham) Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner (Geithner, ...
Cabinet of President Benjamin Harrison
▪ Table Cabinet of President Benjamin Harrison March 4, 1889-March 3, 1893 State James G. Blaine (Blaine, James G.) John Watson Foster (Foster, John W) (from June 29, ...
Cabinet of President Bill Clinton
▪ Table Cabinet of President Bill Clinton January 20, 1993-January 20, 1997 (Term 1) State Warren M. Christopher Treasury Lloyd Bentsen, Jr. Robert E. Rubin (from January ...
Cabinet of President Calvin Coolidge
▪ Table Cabinet of President Calvin Coolidge August 3, 1923-March 3, 1925 (Term 1) State Charles Evans Hughes (Hughes, Charles Evans) Treasury Andrew W. Mellon (Mellon, ...
Cabinet of President Chester A. Arthur
▪ Table Cabinet of President Chester A. Arthur September 20, 1881-March 3, 1885 State James G. Blaine (Blaine, James G.) Frederick Theodore Frelinghuysen (Frelinghuysen, ...
Cabinet of President Dwight D. Eisenhower
▪ Table Cabinet of President Dwight D. Eisenhower January 20, 1953-January 20, 1957 (Term 1) State John Foster Dulles (Dulles, John Foster) Treasury George Magoffin ...
Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt
▪ Table Cabinet of President Franklin D. Roosevelt March 4, 1933-January 20, 1937 (Term 1) State Cordell Hull (Hull, Cordell) Treasury William Hartman Woodin Henry ...
Cabinet of President Franklin Pierce
▪ Table Cabinet of President Franklin Pierce March 4, 1853-March 3, 1857 State William Learned Marcy (Marcy, William L) Treasury James Guthrie War Jefferson Davis (Davis, ...
Cabinet of President George Bush
▪ Table Cabinet of President George Bush January 20, 1989-January 20, 1993 State James Addison Baker III (Baker, James Addison, III) Treasury Nicholas Frederick ...
Cabinet of President George W. Bush
▪ Table Cabinet of President George W. Bush January 20, 2001–January 20, 2005 (Term 1) State Colin Powell (Powell, Colin) Treasury Paul O'Neill John Snow (from February ...
Cabinet of President George Washington
▪ Table Cabinet of President George Washington April 30, 1789-March 3, 1793 (Term 1) State Thomas Jefferson (Jefferson, Thomas) Treasury Alexander Hamilton (Hamilton, ...
Cabinet of President Gerald R. Ford
▪ Table Cabinet of President Gerald R. Ford August 9, 1974-January 20, 1977 State Henry A. Kissinger (Kissinger, Henry A.) Treasury William Edward Simon Defense James ...
Cabinet of President Grover Cleveland
▪ Table Cabinet of President Grover Cleveland March 4, 1885-March 3, 1889 (Term 1) State Thomas Francis Bayard (Bayard, Thomas Francis) Treasury Daniel Manning Charles ...
Cabinet of President Harry S. Truman
▪ Table Cabinet of President Harry S. Truman April 12, 1945-January 20, 1949 (Term 1) State Edward Reilly Stettinius (Stettinius, Edward Reilly, Jr.) James F. Byrnes ...
Cabinet of President Herbert Hoover
▪ Table Cabinet of President Herbert Hoover March 4, 1929-March 3, 1933 State Henry Lewis Stimson (Stimson, Henry L) Treasury Andrew W. Mellon (Mellon, Andrew W.) Ogden ...
Cabinet of President James A. Garfield
▪ Table Cabinet of President James A. Garfield March 4, 1881-September 19, 1881 State James G. Blaine (Blaine, James G.) Treasury William Windom War Robert Todd Lincoln ...
Cabinet of President James Buchanan
▪ Table Cabinet of President James Buchanan March 4, 1857-March 3, 1861 State Lewis Cass (Cass, Lewis) Jeremiah Sullivan Black (Black, Jeremiah Sullivan) (from December 17, ...
Cabinet of President James K. Polk
▪ Table Cabinet of President James K. Polk March 4, 1845-March 3, 1849 State James Buchanan (Buchanan, James) Treasury Robert J. Walker (Walker, Robert J) War William ...
Cabinet of President James Madison
▪ Table Cabinet of President James Madison March 4, 1809-March 3, 1813 (Term 1) State Robert Smith (Smith, Robert) Treasury Albert Gallatin (Gallatin, Albert) War John ...
Cabinet of President James Monroe
▪ Table Cabinet of President James Monroe March 4, 1817-March 3, 1821 (Term 1) State John Quincy Adams (Adams, John Quincy) Treasury William H. Crawford (Crawford, William ...
Cabinet of President Jimmy Carter
▪ Table Cabinet of President Jimmy Carter January 20, 1977-January 20, 1981 State Cyrus Vance (Vance, Cyrus) Edmund Sixtus Muskie (from May 8, 1980) Treasury Werner Michael ...
Cabinet of President John Adams
▪ Table Cabinet of President John Adams March 4, 1797-March 3, 1801 State Timothy Pickering (Pickering, Timothy) John Marshall (Marshall, John) (from June 6, ...
Cabinet of President John F. Kennedy
▪ Table Cabinet of President John F. Kennedy January 20, 1961-November 22, 1963 State Dean Rusk (Rusk, Dean) Treasury C. (Clarence) Douglas Dillon Defense Robert S. ...
Cabinet of President John Quincy Adams
▪ Table Cabinet of President John Quincy Adams March 4, 1825-March 3, 1829 State Henry Clay (Clay, Henry) Treasury Richard Rush (Rush, Richard) War James Barbour Peter ...
Cabinet of President John Tyler
▪ Table Cabinet of President John Tyler April 6, 1841-March 3, 1845 State Daniel Webster (Webster, Daniel) Abel Parker Upshur (from July 24, 1843) John C. Calhoun (Calhoun, ...
Cabinet of President Lyndon B. Johnson
▪ Table Cabinet of President Lyndon B. Johnson November 22, 1963-January 20, 1965 (Term 1) State Dean Rusk (Rusk, Dean) Treasury C. (Clarence) Douglas ...
Cabinet of President Martin Van Buren
▪ Table Cabinet of President Martin Van Buren March 4, 1837-March 3, 1841 State John Forsyth Treasury Levi Woodbury (Woodbury, Levi) War Joel Roberts Poinsett (Poinsett, ...
Cabinet of President Millard Fillmore
▪ Table Cabinet of President Millard Fillmore July 10, 1850-March 3, 1853 State Daniel Webster (Webster, Daniel) Edward Everett (Everett, Edward) (from November 6, ...
Cabinet of President Richard M. Nixon
▪ Table Cabinet of President Richard M. Nixon January 20, 1969-January 20, 1973 (Term 1) State William Pierce Rogers Treasury David Matthew Kennedy John Bowden Connally, ...
Cabinet of President Ronald Reagan
▪ Table Cabinet of President Ronald Reagan January 20, 1981-January 20, 1985 (Term 1) State Alexander Meigs Haig, Jr. George Pratt Shultz (from July 16, ...
Cabinet of President Rutherford B. Hayes
▪ Table Cabinet of President Rutherford B. Hayes March 4, 1877-March 3, 1881 State William Maxwell Evarts (Evarts, William Maxwell) Treasury John Sherman (Sherman, ...
Cabinet of President Theodore Roosevelt
▪ Table Cabinet of President Theodore Roosevelt September 14, 1901-March 3, 1905 (Term 1) State John Hay (Hay, John) Treasury Lyman Judson Gage Leslie Mortier Shaw (from ...
Cabinet of President Thomas Jefferson
▪ Table Cabinet of President Thomas Jefferson March 4, 1801-March 3, 1805 (Term 1) State James Madison (Madison, James) Treasury Samuel Dexter Albert Gallatin (Gallatin, ...
Cabinet of President Ulysses S. Grant
▪ Table Cabinet of President Ulysses S. Grant March 4, 1869-March 3, 1873 (Term 1) State Elihu Benjamin Washburne Hamilton Fish (Fish, Hamilton) (from March 17, ...
Cabinet of President Warren G. Harding
▪ Table Cabinet of President Warren G. Harding March 4, 1921-August 2, 1923 State Charles Evans Hughes (Hughes, Charles Evans) Treasury Andrew W. Mellon (Mellon, Andrew ...
Cabinet of President William Henry Harrison
▪ Table Cabinet of President William Henry Harrison March 4, 1841-April 4, 1841 State Daniel Webster (Webster, Daniel) Treasury Thomas Ewing War John Bell Navy George ...
Cabinet of President William Howard Taft
▪ Table Cabinet of President William Howard Taft March 4, 1909-March 3, 1913 State Philander Chase Knox (Knox, Philander Chase) Treasury Franklin MacVeagh War Jacob ...
Cabinet of President William McKinley
▪ Table Cabinet of President William McKinley March 4, 1897-March 3, 1901 (Term 1) State John Sherman (Sherman, John) William R. Day (Day, William R.) (from April 28, ...
Cabinet of President Woodrow Wilson
▪ Table Cabinet of President Woodrow Wilson March 4, 1913-March 3, 1917 (Term 1) State William Jennings Bryan (Bryan, William Jennings) Robert Lansing (Lansing, Robert) ...
Cabinet of President Zachary Taylor
▪ Table Cabinet of President Zachary Taylor March 4, 1849-July 9, 1850 State John Middleton Clayton (Clayton, John Middleton) Treasury William Morris Meredith War George ...
cabinet picture
a small easel painting, usually under 3 ft. (0.9 m) in width and formerly exhibited in a cabinet or special room. [1815-25] * * *
cabinet pudding
a bread or cake pudding baked in a mold placed in a pan of hot water, usually filled with candied fruit, raisins, and currants, and often served hot with a fruit ...
cabinet scraper
a scraper used in preparing a wood surface for sanding. * * *
cabinet wine
cabinet (def. 10). * * *
cabineteer
/kab'euh ni tear"/, n. (sometimes cap.) a member of a governmental cabinet. [1830-40; CABINET + -EER] * * *
cabinetful
See cabinet. * * *
cabinetmaker
/kab"euh nit may'keuhr/, n. a person who makes fine furniture and other woodwork. [1675-85; CABINET + MAKER] * * *
cabinetmaking
/kab"euh nit may'king/, n. 1. the manufacture of fine furniture and other woodwork. 2. the occupation or craft of a cabinetmaker. [1805-15; CABINET + MAKING] * * *
cabinetry
/kab"euh ni tree/, n. cabinetwork. [CABINET + -RY] * * *
Cabinets of the presidents of the United States
▪ Table Cabinets of the presidents of the United States no. president term   1 George Washington 1789-97   2 John Adams 1797-1801   3 Thomas ...
cabinetwood
/kab"euh nit wood'/, n. any wood suitable for use in cabinetwork. [CABINET + WOOD1] * * *
cabinetwork
—cabinetworker, n. /kab"euh nit werrk'/, n. 1. fine furniture or other woodwork, as cabinets, chests, shelves, etc. 2. cabinetmaking. [1725-35, Amer.; CABINET + WORK] * * *
cabinfever
cabin fever n. Boredom, restlessness, or irritability that results from a lack of environmental stimulation, as from a prolonged stay in a remote, sparsely populated region or a ...
Cabiri
—Cabirean /kab'euh ree"euhn/, Cabirian /keuh bir"ee euhn/, Cabiric /keuh bir"ik/, Cabiritic /kab'euh rit"ik/, adj. /keuh buy"ruy, -ree/, n. (used with a pl. v.) a group of ...
cable
—cablelike, adj. /kay"beuhl/, n., v., cabled, cabling. n. 1. a heavy, strong rope. 2. a very strong rope made of strands of metal wire, as used to support cable cars or ...
Cable
/kay"beuhl/, n. George Washington, 1844-1925, U.S. novelist and short-story writer. * * * (as used in expressions) Cable News Network cable modem cable structure cable ...
Cable and Wireless
a large international telecommunications company. Its British company is the second largest telecommunications company in Britain after BT. * * *
cable bend
1. a knot or clinch for attaching a cable to an anchor or mooring post. 2. a short line for forming a loop in a cable to secure it to an anchor. * * *
cable buoy
a buoy marking or supporting part of a submerged cable. [1760-70] * * *
cable car
a vehicle, usually enclosed, used on a cable railway or tramway. Also, cable-car. [1870-75, Amer.] * * *
cable crane
cableway. * * *
cable length
cable length n. a unit of length used to measure nautical distances or depths, in the U.S. equal to 120 fathoms or 720 ft (219.456 m): in Britain equal to 101.26 fathoms or ...
cable length.
See cable's length. * * *


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