Compartment vs Cabin - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between compartment and cabin
is that compartment
is a room, or section, or chamber while cabin
) 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.
As a verb cabin is
to place in a cabin.
A room, or section, or chamber
:* "Two men were seated in a well-lighted compartment of a third-class carriage."
One of the parts in which an area is subdivided.
(biochemistry) Part of a protein that serves a specific function.
(heraldry) A mound (often of grass) beneath the shield in a coat of arms on which the supporters stand.
(lb) 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.
*1994 , Michael Grumley, "Life Drawing" in Violet Quill
*:And that was how long we stayed in the cabin , pressed together, pulling the future out of each other, sweating and groaning and making sure each of us remembered.
(lb) A chalet or lodge, especially one that can hold large groups of people.
A compartment on land, usually comprised of logs.
A private room on a ship.
*:There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked, which is disquieting and fussy. Mail bags, so I understand, are being put on board. Stewards, carrying cabin trunks, swarm in the corridors. Passengers wander restlessly about or hurry, with futile energy, from place to place.
The interior of a boat, enclosed to create a small room, particularly for sleeping.
, title=(The Celebrity
, passage=Mr. Cooke had had a sloop?yacht built at Far Harbor, the completion of which had been delayed, and which was but just delivered. […] The Maria had a cabin
, which was finished in hard wood and yellow plush, and accommodations for keeping things cold.}}
The passenger area of an airplane.
The section of a passenger plane having the same class of service.
A signal box.
A small room; an enclosed place.
*(Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
*:So long in secret cabin there he held her captive.
To place in a cabin.
(obsolete) To live in, or as if in, a cabin; to lodge.
- I'll make you cabin in a cave.