Meaning of CAGE in English


noun the catcher's wire mask.

2. cage ·noun a place of confinement for malefactors.

3. cage ·noun the drum on which the rope is wound in a hoisting whim.

4. cage ·vi to confine in, or as in, a cage; to shut up or confine.

5. cage ·noun a wirework strainer, used in connection with pumps and pipes.

6. cage ·noun a skeleton frame to limit the motion of a loose piece, as a ball valve.

7. cage ·noun an outer framework of timber, inclosing something within it; as, the cage of a staircase.

8. cage ·noun the box, bucket, or inclosed platform of a lift or elevator; a cagelike structure moving in a shaft.

9. cage ·noun a box or inclosure, wholly or partly of openwork, in wood or metal, used for confining birds or other animals.

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