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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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m building incorporating a main assembly building, flight hangar, office accommodation and outside several helicopter landing pads.
lt;span> </span></span></p><p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" mce_style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';" mce_style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS';" lang="EN-GB">A production flight hangar at PZL Mielec is expected to be ready for flight test operations by the end of 2010.
Dubai police refused to comment on record about the extent of damage that took place in the military camp, although several police sources confirmed that a military trucks garage, a flight hangar and a military restaurant might have been damaged in the plane crash.
7 during a ceremony at the Century of Flight Hangar at the Museum of Aviation.