Cabin vs Residence - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between cabin and residence
is that 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 while residence
is residence (place where one resides).
As a verb cabin
is to place in a cabin.
(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.
The place where one lives.
A building used as a home.
The place where a corporation is established.
The state of living in a particular place or environment.
* Sir M. Hale
- Johnson took up his residence in London.
The place where anything rests permanently.
- The confessor had often made considerable residences in Normandy.
subsidence, as of a sediment
- But when a king sets himself to bandy against the highest court and residence of all his regal power, he then fights against his own majesty and kingship.
That which falls to the bottom of liquors; sediment; also, refuse; residuum.
- (Francis Bacon)
- (Jeremy Taylor)