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People

  • Jason "Christian Cage" Reso, a Canadian-American professional wrestler
  • David Cage, the founder of videogame development studio Quantic Dream
  • John Cage, an experimental composer, famed for his piece 4′33″
  • Matt Cage, an American professional wrestler
  • Michael Cage, a former NBA basketball player
  • Nicolas Cage, American actor
  • Shá Cage, a professional actor, playwright, poet and producer originally from Natchez, Mississippi
  • Steven Cage, a member of the Conservative Party of Canada
  • Stuart Cage, an English golfer

Acronyms

Miscellaneous

  • Batting cage, an enclosed cage for baseball players to practice the skill of batting
  • Bottle cage, a bicycle accessory used to affix a water bottle to a bike
  • Cage (BDSM), an enclosure used to confine a submissive in BDSM
  • Cage (enclosure), an enclosure made of mesh, bars or wires, used to confine, contain or protect something
  • Cage (graph theory), a regular graph in graph theory with the fewest vertices for a given girth and degree
  • Casino cage, the location where chips are exchanged to or from cash in a casino
  • Faraday cage, an enclosure formed by conducting material
  • Human rib cage, a part of the human skeleton within the thoracic area
  • Iron cage, a concept introduced by Max Weber
  • Roll cage, a specially constructed frame built in or around the cab of a vehicle to protect the occupants from being injured in an accident
  • Shark proof cage, a cage in which a SCUBA diver enters to examine sharks better and more safely
  • An automobile other than a motorcycle, used as slang by motorcycle riders


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A cage

Etymology

From Old French cage, from Latin cavea

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
cage

Plural
cages

cage (plural cages)

  1. an enclosure made of bars
  2. the passenger compartment of a lift
  3. another name for the goal in water polo and hockey

Translations

Derived terms

Verb

Infinitive
to cage

Third person singular
cages

Simple past
caged

Past participle
caged

Present participle
caging

to cage (third-person singular simple present cages, present participle caging, simple past and past participle caged)

  1. to put into a cage
  2. (advertising, politics) To track individual responses to direct mail.

Derived terms

Translations


French

Etymology

From Old French cage, from Latincavea

Pronunciation

Noun

cage f. (plural cages)

  1. cage
    "La Cage aux Folles" -- The Bird Cage

Related terms


Simple English

]] A cage is a box which is made to keep something inside of, without it being able to get out (such as an animal). Cages are usually made of many metal bars.

A cage which has birds in it is called a "birdcage".

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