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  • Usually CAB files contain one or more files and can also reserve empty space in the file header for some specific uses like placing digital signatures or arbitrary data. CAB files are also often attached to self-extracting programs where the executable program extracts the attached CAB file. — “Cabinet (file format) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • For the school, see Cab Calloway School of the Arts. Cab Calloway. Photographed by William Cab Calloway, Radio Pictorial, 1934 cover of the English radio fan and listings magazine. Cab Calloway and The. — “Cab Calloway - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The word cab has a number of meanings, most of which are abbreviations: Cab (locomotive) (short for cabin), the driving compartment of a locomotive. — “Cab - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • She had taken a cab and driven home by a side street and the cabman had told her that the people were breaking open the barrels at the drink store, having received orders to do so. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • The cab came out by the gate, and soon having reached the Cours, trotted quietly beneath the elm-trees. The coachman wiped his brow, put his leather hat between his knees, and drove his carriage beyond the side alley by the meadow to the margin of the waters. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert
  • Once on the street he took the first cab he came across. — “The Trial” by Franz Kafka
  • In the way of movement and human life, there was the hasty rattle of a cab or coach, its driver protected by a waterproof cap over his head and shoulders; the forlorn figure of an old man, who seemed to have crept out of some subterranean sewer, and was stooping along the kennel, and poking the wet rubbish with a stick, in quest of rusty nails; a merchant or two, at the door of the post-office, together with an editor and a miscellaneous politician, awaiting a dilatory mail; a few visages of retired sea-captains at the window of an insurance office, looking out vacantly at the vacant street, blaspheming at the weather, and fretting at the dearth as well of public news as local gossip. — “The House of the Seven Gables” by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • His cab took him to a small and bad hotel near the Litaynaya. — “The Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • "A cab-stand? The nearest cab-stand is... by the Cathedral; there are always cabs standing there," and I almost turned to run for a cab for him. — “The Possessed” by Fyodor Dostoyevsky

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