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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.
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