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cage definition

  • noun:
    • A structure for confining wild birds or creatures, enclosed on one side by a grating of cables or bars that lets in atmosphere and light.
    • A barred room or fenced enclosure for confining prisoners.
    • An enclosing openwork framework: placed a protective cage on the sapling; a bank teller's cage.
    • A skeletal help, in terms of a building; a framework.
    • An elevator car.
    • Baseball a big wire display put behind house plate to avoid balls in batting training.
    • Sports a target, such as hockey or soccer, made from a net attached to a frame .
    • an enclosure manufactured from taverns, normally to carry pets.
    • the traveler area of a good start
    • A box or inclosure, completely or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, useful for confining wild birds or other creatures.
    • A place of confinement for malefactors.
    • An outer framework of wood, inclosing one thing within it.
    • A skeleton framework to reduce motion of a loose piece, as a ball device.
    • A wirework strainer, utilized in reference to pumps and pipelines.
    • The box, bucket, or inclosed platform of a good start or elevator; a cagelike framework transferring a shaft.
    • The drum where the line is wound in a hoisting whim.
    • The catcher's wire mask.
    • A box-like receptacle or inclosure for confining wild birds or wild beasts, made out of available areas on one or maybe more sides, or on all edges, and often in addition at the top, by way of osiers, cables, slats, or rods or bars of iron, according to the necessary strength.
    • A prison or host to confinement for malefactors; an integral part of a building or of a space separated from the remainder by pubs, within which to limit people under arrest, as ill or wounded prisoners in a hospital.
    • A skeleton framework of any kind.
    • A cup with a glass bottom and cover between which can be a drop of liquid containing animalcules become analyzed under a microscope.
    • the big wheel of a whim about that your hoisting-rope is wound.
    • A name occasionally given to a chapel inclosed with a latticework or grating.
    • A drum or cylinder in a cotton-scutching machine, covered with wire netting, against that the cotton fiber is tossed in the form of a sheet, the dust becoming eliminated by a suction-fan.
    • In base-ball, the mask worn by the catcher.
    • something that limits freedom as a cage restricts motion
    • the internet that is the objective in ice hockey
    • a movable screen put behind home base to catch balls during batting practice
    • an enclosure made or wire or material bars which wild birds or pets are held
    • US composer of avant-garde songs (1912-1992)
  • verb-transitive:
    • to place or confine in or just as if in a cage. See Synonyms at enclose.
  • verb:
    • to put into a cage
    • to help keep in a cage
    • To track specific responses to direct mail.
    • to limit someone's activity or imagination
    • confine in a cage
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To confine in, or as with, a cage; to shut up or limit.
  • others:
    • To confine in a cage; shut up or limit: since, “caged nightingales,”
    • to create like a cage or host to confinement: as, “the caged cloister,”
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