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car·go

 (kär′gō)
n. pl. car·goes or car·gos
Freight carried by a ship, an aircraft, or another vehicle.

[Spanish, from cargar, to load, from Late Latin carricāre, from Latin carrus, a Gallic type of wagon; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]
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cargo

(ˈkɑːɡəʊ)
n, pl -goes or -gos
1.
a. goods carried by a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle; freight
b. (as modifier): a cargo vessel.
2. any load: the train pulled in with its cargo of new arrivals.
[C17: from Spanish: from cargar to load, from Late Latin carricāre to load a vehicle, from carrus car]
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car•go

(ˈkɑr goʊ)

n., pl. -goes, -gos.
1. the load of goods carried by a ship, airplane, etc.; freight.
2. cargos, pants or shorts having several pleated and flapped pockets to hold bulky gear and small items.
adj.
3. of or being a style of pants or shorts with pleated pockets.
[1640–50; < Sp: a load, n. derivative of cargar to load < Late Latin carricāre; see charge]
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cargo

Commodities and supplies in transit. See also air cargo; dangerous cargo; essential cargo; immediately vital cargo; unwanted cargo; valuable cargo; wanted cargo. See also loading; chemical ammunition cargo; flatted cargo; general cargo; heavy-lift cargo; high explosive cargo; inflammable cargo; perishable cargo; special cargo; troop space cargo; vehicle cargo.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

Cargo

 a shipload, 1657; a load. See also burden.
Examples: cargo of brown sugar, 1705; of ginger, 1705; of lampoons, 1762; of novels, 1806.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cargo - goods carried by a large vehiclecargo - goods carried by a large vehicle  
merchandise, product, ware - commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products"
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cargo

noun load, goods, contents, shipment, freight, merchandise, baggage, ware, consignment, tonnage, lading The boat calls at the main port to load its cargo of bananas.
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cargo

noun
Something carried physically:
Sports: impost.
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Translations
حُمُولةحُمولَه، شَحْنَه
náklad
lastladning
lasti
teret
farmur
貨物
화물
krovinys
krava
tovor
last
สินค้า
hàng hóa

cargo

[ˈkɑːgəʊ]
A. N (cargoes or (esp US) cargos (pl)) → cargamento m, carga f
B. CPD cargo boat Nbuque m de carga, carguero m
cargo plane Navión m de carga
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cargo

[ˈkɑːrgəʊ] [cargoes] (pl) ncargaison f, chargement mcargo boat ncargo mcargo plane navion-cargo mcargo ship ncargo mcar hire n (British) (= business) → location f de voitures; [of one car] → location f de voiture
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cargo

n(Schiffs)fracht or -ladung f, → Kargo m (spec); cargo boatFrachter m, → Frachtdampfer m, → Frachtschiff nt
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cargo

[ˈkɑːgəʊ] ncarico
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cargo

(ˈkaːgəu) plural ˈcargoes noun
a load of goods carried by a ship etc. a cargo of cotton.
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cargo

حُمُولة náklad last Fracht φορτίο cargamento lasti cargaison teret carico 貨物 화물 vracht last ładunek carga груз last สินค้า kargo hàng hóa 货物
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References in classic literature ?
These gentlemen, it is true, were not perfectly satisfied with the place, and were desirous of continuing their search; but Captain Thorn was impatient to land his cargo and continue his voyage, and protested against any more of what he termed "sporting excursions."
And thus, having found two or three broken oars belonging to the boat - and, besides the tools which were in the chest, I found two saws, an axe, and a hammer; with this cargo I put to sea.
That he knew his business his owners were convinced, or at forty he would not have held command of the Tryapsic, three thousand tons net register, with a cargo capacity of nine thousand tons and valued at fifty-thousand pounds.
There has been a time when a ship's chief mate, pocket-book in hand and pencil behind his ear, kept one eye aloft upon his riggers and the other down the hatchway on the stevedores, and watched the disposition of his ship's cargo, knowing that even before she started he was already doing his best to secure for her an easy and quick passage.
You simply can do nothing, neither great nor little-- not a thing in the world--not even marry an old maid, or get a wretched 600-ton cargo of coal to its port of desti- nation.
The Peddler saw through his trick and drove him for the third time to the coast, where he bought a cargo of sponges instead of salt.
If not, why, there would be no promotion; and since you assure me that the cargo -- "
He couldn't keep me from consulting them; and I'm just as certain of it as I'm certain that we've a cargo aboard which we're none of us supposed to know anything about."
But my case was particular; it was by no means proper to me to go thither without money or goods, and for a poor convict, that was to be sold as soon as I came on shore, to carry with me a cargo of goods would be to have notice taken of it, and perhaps to have them seized by the public; so I took part of my stock with me thus, and left the other part with my governess.
Nothing of this was missed by Dag Daughtry, who knew a dog when he saw one, as he studied Michael in the light of the lanterns held by black boys where the whaleboats were landing cargo.
So we proceeded without pausing to take breath, till the whole cargo was bestowed, when the two servants took up their position in the block house, and I, with all my power, sculled back to the HISPANIOLA.
He used to go on the highway and rob rich wayfarers; and other times he would swoop down from his high castle on the hills of the Neckar and capture passing cargoes of merchandise.