Meaning of COCKPIT in English
noun a pit, or inclosed area, for cockfights.
2. cockpit ·noun that part of a war vessel appropriated to the wounded during an engagement.
3. cockpit ·add. ·noun in some aeroplanes and flying machines, an inclosure for the pilot or a passenger.
4. cockpit ·noun the privy council room at westminster;
so called because built on the site of the cockpit of whitehall palace.
5. cockpit ·noun in yachts and other small vessels, a space lower than the rest of the deck, which affords easy access to the cabin.
Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Webster. 2012