cargo hold


cargo hold
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English-German anglicism dictionary. 2014.

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  • cargo hold — noun the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo • Syn: ↑cargo area, ↑cargo deck, ↑hold, ↑storage area • Derivationally related forms: ↑hold (for: ↑hold) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cargo hold — noun a hold on a ship, used to store cargo during a voyage …   Wiktionary

  • hold — ‘grasp, clasp’ [OE] and hold ‘cargo store’ [16] are not the same word. The verb goes back to a prehistoric Germanic source which meant ‘watch, guard’. This ancestral sense is preserved in the derivative behold [OE], but the simple verb hold,… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • hold — ‘grasp, clasp’ [OE] and hold ‘cargo store’ [16] are not the same word. The verb goes back to a prehistoric Germanic source which meant ‘watch, guard’. This ancestral sense is preserved in the derivative behold [OE], but the simple verb hold,… …   Word origins

  • hold — I [[t]ho͟ʊld[/t]] PHYSICALLY TOUCHING, SUPPORTING, OR CONTAINING ♦ holds, holding, held 1) VERB When you hold something, you carry or support it, using your hands or your arms. [V n prep/adv] Hold the knife at an angle... [V n] She is holding her …   English dictionary

  • cargo — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ bulk, heavy ▪ precious, valuable ▪ a precious cargo of antiques ▪ deadly, hazardous …   Collocations dictionary

  • cargo area — noun the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo • Syn: ↑cargo deck, ↑cargo hold, ↑hold, ↑storage area • Derivationally related forms: ↑hold (for: ↑hold) …   Useful english dictionary

  • cargo deck — noun the space in a ship or aircraft for storing cargo • Syn: ↑cargo area, ↑cargo hold, ↑hold, ↑storage area • Derivationally related forms: ↑hold (for: ↑hold) …   Useful english dictionary

  • hold — hold1 [hōld] vt. held, holding [ME holden < Anglian OE haldan (WS healdan), akin to Ger halten, Goth haldan, to tend sheep < IE base * kel , to drive, incite to action > Gr kelēs, swift horse, L celer, swift: prob. sense development:… …   English World dictionary

  • Cargo — (or freight) refers to goods or produce transported, generally for commercial gain, by ship, aircraft, train, van or truck. In modern times, containers are used in most intermodal long haul cargo transport. Marine Cargo Types There is a wide… …   Wikipedia