- the compartment in a small aircraft in which the pilot, crew, and sometimes the passengers
sit Compare flight deck (sense 1)
- the driver's compartment in a racing car
- an enclosed or recessed area towards the stern of a small vessel from which it is
- (formerly) an apartment in a warship used as quarters for junior officers and as a
first-aid station during combat
- the site of numerous battles or campaigns
- an enclosure used for cockfights
Translations for 'cockpit'
- British English: cockpit The cockpit in a small plane or racing car is the part where the pilot or driver sits.ˈkɒkˌpɪt NOUN
- Arabic: غُرْفَةُ القِيَادَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: cabina do piloto
- Chinese: 驾驶舱
- Croatian: pilotska kabina
- Czech: kokpit
- Danish: cockpit
- Dutch: cockpit
- European Spanish: cabina
- Finnish: lentokoneen ohjaamo
- French: cockpit
- German: Cockpit Cockpits
- Greek: πιλοτήριο
- Italian: cabina di pilotaggio
- Japanese: コックピット
- Korean: 조종실
- Norwegian: cockpit
- Polish: kabina pilota
- Portuguese: cabina do piloto
- Romanian: carlingă carlingi
- Russian: кабина
- Spanish: cabina
- Swedish: cockpit
- Thai: ที่นั่งคนขับเครื่องบินหรือรถแข่ง
- Turkish: kokpit
- Ukrainian: кабіна пілота
- Vietnamese: buồng lái máy bay
Example Sentences Including 'cockpit'
A flight from the New Chitose Airport in northern Japan was recently cancelled because of a bee in the cockpit.
New Scientist (1998)
Already off balance, she catapulted over the rail, landing heavily in the cockpit.
He found her in the cockpit , talking to Didi in French.
He only knew he was off course because the cockpit instruments were so sensitive.
Training with N.L.P.
In February, in the cockpit of the Commons, I gazed down on him sidestepping calls to support London's congestion charge.
Belfast Telegraph (2003)
Last year's top rookie, who was running third at the time, was suddenly surrounded by fire in the cockpit of his Penske Dodge.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Last year, two BA cockpit crew members resigned over an alleged breach of alcohol regulations.
Liverpool Daily Post and Echo (2004)
Mission Control sent a notice to a cockpit electronic screen about the temperature readings.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
Nine hours in the cockpit is a long time, even for a man of Gunther's stamina.
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