cabinet

A piece of furniture incorporating both drawer and cupboard space designed for the storage or display of small objects, especially precious ones. The word 'cabinet' - to the end of the 16thC exclusively and to a lesser extent to the early 16thC - referred to a small room in which precious articles and works of art were displayed. Towards the end of …...

cabinet

(from the article `book collecting`) There are at least as many types of book collectors as there are kinds of books. Traditional approaches tended to fall within three genres: the ... A collection such as these was normally known as a cabinet in 16th-century England and France, while in German-speaking Europe the equivalents Kammer ......
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cabinet

[adj] - relating to or used in making cabinets 2. [adj] - relating to or being a member of a governmental cabinet 3. [n] - persons appointed by a head of state to head executive departments of government and act as official advisers 4. [n] - a storage compartment for clothes and valuables 5. [n] - housing for electronic instr...
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Cabinet

• (n.) A set of drawers or a cupboard intended to contain articles of value. Hence: • (n.) A private room in which consultations are held. • (n.) Any building or room set apart for the safe keeping and exhibition of works of art, etc.; also, the collection itself. • (n.) The advisory council of the chief executive officer of a n...
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cabinet

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

noun a piece of furniture resembling a cupboard with doors and shelves and drawers; for storage or display
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Cabinet

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Cabinet

[European Commission] In the European Commission, a cabinet (the French pronunciation, cab-ee-nay, is used) is the personal office of a European Commissioner. The role of a cabinet is to give political guidance to its Commissioner, while technical preparation is handled by the DGs (the European Civil Service). ==Composition== The Commission...
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Cabinet

[file format] Cabinet (or CAB) is an archive file format for Microsoft Windows that supports lossless data compression and embedded digital certificates used for maintaining archive integrity. Cabinet files have .cab file name extensions and are recognized by their first 4 bytes MSCF. Cabinet files were known originally as Diamond files. Th...
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Cabinet

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Cabinet

[government] A cabinet is a body of high-ranking state officials, typically consisting of the top leaders of the executive branch, usually called ministers or some other title. The functions of a cabinet are varied: in some countries it is a collegial decision-making body with collective responsibility, while in others it may function as a ...
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Cabinet

[room] A cabinet was one of a number of terms for a private room in the domestic architecture and that of palaces of early modern Europe, a room serving as a study or retreat, usually for a man. The cabinet would be furnished with books and works of art, and sited adjacent to his bedchamber, the equivalent of the Italian Renaissance studiol...
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Cabinet

Cab'i·net (kăb'ĭ*nĕt) noun [ French, dim. of cabine or cabane . See Cabin , noun ] 1. A hut; a cottage; a small house. [ Obsolete] « Hearken a while from thy green cabinet , The rural song of careful Colinet. Sp...
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Cabinet

Cab'i·net adjective Suitable for a cabinet; small. « He [ Varnhagen von Ense] is a walking cabinet edition of Goethe. For. Quar. Rev. »
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Cabinet

Cab'i·net intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Cabineted ; present participle & verbal noun Cabineting .] To inclose [ R.] Hewyt.
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Cabinet

A box or curtained enclosure in which a physical medium is secured and from which various phenomena may manifest (e.g., lights, objects moving, instruments played). Certain stage magicians can simulate this procedure with great effect.
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Cabinet

A box or curtained enclosure in which a physical medium is secured and from which various phenomena may manifest (e.g., lights, objects moving, instruments played). Certain stage magicians can simulate this procedure with great effect.
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cabinet

a council advising a sovereign, president, etc.
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Cabinet

A cupboard with doors, shelves and or drawers used for storage or display.
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Cabinet

A group of aides in the private office of a European Commissioner.
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Cabinet

a group of people appointed by a Prime Minister to hold the most important posts in government (in Britain they are MPs and appointed Ministers)
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Cabinet

A way of running local authorities based on the Westminster model of cabinet government. Up to 10 councillors are chosen to take on the day to day running of a local authority - they are either appointed by a directly elected mayor or elected by their fellow local politicians. All but the smallest councils have a cabinet.
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cabinet

cabinet, group of advisers to the head of the state who themselves are usually the heads of the administrative government departments. The nature of the cabinet differs widely in various countries. In Great Britain, where the cabinet system originated, it was at first a committee of the privy counci...
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Cabinet

Cabinets are made up of the most senior people in the Welsh Assembly. They are selected by the First Minister to be responsible for areas like, Health, Education, Environment etc.
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Cabinet

Earlier in Germany and Austria used term to classify a particularly outstanding wine, called Kreszenz . The origin of the term is a wine cellar in 1245 erbauter the Cistercian monastery in Eberbach The term was derived from a cabinet in the basement, where the best wines were stored (Fr. cabinet = next room). It was first used in 1712 to describe a...
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