The “stretched” cabins in new 737s and A320s transform their economics.
“Theoretically, a person could survive in one of the cabins that is above the water line for days,” he said.
Meanwhile, the soldiers who are off-duty have dragged mattresses out of the cabins and are sleeping at the back of the deck.
Divers continue to search the cabins submerged underwater on Sunday, looking for the bodies of the missing.
Crew are generally denied food in their cabins, because it invariably ends up in the toilets in a most nonbiological manner.
cabins are by no means as wretched for residences as their name imports.
Yet it's only the food and the cabins and the attendance they grumble about.
"I noticed something like a muster-book in one of the cabins," said Dacres.
All the cabins of the coloured inhabitants had fallen into the muddy waters.
A stampede to our cabins would follow, and a hasty upgathering of such literature as we could lay our hands upon.
mid-14c., from Old French cabane "hut, cabin," from Old Provençal cabana, from Late Latin capanna "hut" (source of Spanish cabana, Italian capanna), of doubtful origin. French cabine (18c.), Italian cabino are English loan-words. Meaning "room or partition of a vessel" is from late 14c. Cabin fever first recorded by 1918 in the "need to get out and about" sense; earlier (1820s) it was a term for typhus.
only in Jer. 37:16 (R.V., "cells"), arched vaults or recesses off a passage or room; cells for the closer confinement of prisoners.