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han·gar

 (hăng′ər, hăng′gər)
n.
A shelter especially for housing or repairing aircraft.

[French, from Old French hangard, of Germanic origin; see tkei- in Indo-European roots.]

hangar

(ˈhæŋə)
n
(Aeronautics) a large workshop or building for storing and maintaining aircraft
[C19: from French: shed, perhaps from Medieval Latin angārium shed used as a smithy, of obscure origin]

hang•ar

(ˈhæŋ ər)

n.
1. a shed or shelter.
2. any relatively wide structure used for housing airplanes or airships.
[1850–55; < French: shed, hangar, Middle French, probably < Frankish *haimgard fence around a group of buildings =haim small village (see hamlet) + gard yard2]

hangar

- Simply meant "shed" for carriages when it came into English.
See also related terms for shed.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hangar - a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintainedhangar - a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained
aerodrome, airdrome, airport, drome - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
structure, construction - a thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
Translations
حظيرة الطائِرات
hangár
hangar
hangár
flugskÿli
angaras
angārs
hangár

hangar

[ˈhæŋəʳ] Nhangar m

hangar

[ˈhæŋər] nhangar m aircraft hangar

hangar

nHangar m, → Flugzeughalle f

hangar

[ˈhæŋəʳ] nhangar m inv, aviorimessa

hangar

(ˈhӕŋə) noun
a shed for aeroplanes.
References in classic literature ?
Let us proceed to the hangar above that we may be far to the south before he finds another way--should that be possible.
Matai Shang's reference to the hangar and the fliers indicated that my destination lay nothing short of the roof of the tower, and toward this seemingly distant goal I set my face.
Instead, she dressed quietly and went to the hangar upon the roof of the palace directly above her quarters where her own swift flier was housed.
Why, see how perfectly unguarded they leave their craft, as though they were lying safe in their own hangars at home.
From private hangars upon many a roof top fliers were darting into the line of traffic.
The 'delinquent' hangar owners had already received several notices and demand letters from the Miaa.
To find the old Soviet space shuttles, the YouTubers broke into an old hangar in the Baikonur Cosmodrome spaceport in Kazakhstan.
German contractor Maisel Bau built the new facility, having also constructed the firm's Hangar 7.
The area surrounding the hangar originated as a shipping center due to its location along the Dismal Swamp Canal and its proximity to the Pasquotank River and the Albemarle Sound, serving first as a mercantile city before developing into an industrial one.
As we got into our hangar research we were amazed at the number of companies that sell pre-engineered hangars, many offering turnkey erection.
The hangar is part of a $15 million total investment at Sharjah International that saw Gama Aviation open an executive terminal at the airport in July 2014.
The newly converted paint hangar has additional chillers installed for enhanced air conditioning and temperature control, improved thermal insulation, and an efficient drainage system to suit stripping and painting requirements.