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Definition of Cockpit


  1. A pit, or inclosed area, for cockfights.
  2. The Privy Council room at Westminster; -- so called because built on the site of the cockpit of Whitehall palace.
  3. That part of a war vessel appropriated to the wounded during an engagement.
  4. In yachts and other small vessels, a space lower than the rest of the deck, which affords easy access to the cabin.
  5. In some aeroplanes and flying machines, an inclosure for the pilot or a passenger.
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Cockpit Translations

cockpit in German is Kanzel
cockpit in Spanish is cabina del piloto