hangar


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hangar

a shed for airplanes: The plane taxied to the hangar.
Not to be confused with:
hanger – a frame for hanging clothes: Here is a hanger for your coat.

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.
Our customers will notice right away that this new space is far larger than our previous hangar. Well get a boost in efficiency because the additional space lets us spread out and develop a more organized work flow for parts and installations, says Dallas Satellite Shop Manager Bryan Davis.
Canada-based WestJet has announced the opening of its new Dreamliner maintenance hangar at its hub at Calgary International Airport (YYC), the company said.
The new hangar is to be used by American's aviation maintenance technicians.
The Climbing Hangar has existing facilities in Liverpool, London and Portsmouth.
The ATR aircraft was undergoing some repairs at the engineering hangar while the parked plane belonged to a private airline.
The hangar follows Hunter's other construction projectsat the airport, which included constructing 40 hangars and renovating the main office and terminal building.
As planes soared in the background at LVIA, officials talked about how the new 54,000-square-foot hangar will fit all types of general aviation aircraft, in addition to large ones that weigh up to 100,000 pounds.