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English definition of “cockpit”


noun [C]     /ˈkɒkpɪt/
the part of an aircraft or racing car that contains the controlsMotor racingParts of aeroplanes
(Definition of cockpit noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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