- (oceanography) The process whereby two water masses of differing temperatures and/or salinities mix and produce a water mass of higher density which subsequently sinks.
- Present participle of cabal.
Variant of cabal
- a small group of persons joined in a secret, often political, intrigue; junta
- the intrigues of such a group; plot
Origin of cabalFrench intrigue, society (popularized in England from the initials of the ministers of Charles II) ; from Medieval Latin cabbala, cabala