Definitions for Bargebɑrdʒ
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
bargebɑrdʒ(n.; v.)barged, barg•ing.
(n.)a flat-bottomed vessel, usu. pushed or towed, for transporting freight or passengers; lighter.
Category: Nautical, Navy
a vessel of state used in pageants.
a naval vessel reserved for a flag officer.
(v.i.)to move aggressively and clumsily:
to barge through a crowd.
to move in the slow, heavy manner of a barge.
(v.t.)to transport by barge.
Category: Nautical, Navy
barge in, to intrude, esp. rudely.
Category: Verb Phrase
Origin of barge:
1250–1300; ME < MF, perh. < L *bārica; see bark3
barge, flatboat, hoy, lighter(verb)
a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
barge, thrust ahead, push forward(verb)
push one's way
"she barged into the meeting room"
transport by barge on a body of water
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to push rudely
He barged past without apologizing.
a long flat boat for carrying goods
barges on the river
A large flat-bottomed towed or self-propelled boat used mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods or bulk cargo
A richly decorated ceremonial state vessel propelled by rowers for river processions
A large flat-bottomed coastal trading vessel having a large spritsail and jib-headed topsail, a fore staysail and a very small mizen, and having leeboards instead of a keel
One of the boats of a warship having fourteen oars
The wooden disk in which bread or biscuit is placed on a mess table
To intrude or break through, particularly in an unwelcome or clumsy manner.
To push someone.
Origin: From barge 'boat', from barica, from βάρις 'Egyptian boat', from ⲃⲁⲁⲣⲉ 'small boat', from bēre.
a pleasure boat; a vessel or boat of state, elegantly furnished and decorated
a large, roomy boat for the conveyance of passengers or goods; as, a ship's barge; a charcoal barge
a large boat used by flag officers
a double-decked passenger or freight vessel, towed by a steamboat
a large omnibus used for excursions
A barge is a flat-bottomed boat, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods. Some barges are not self-propelled and need to be towed or pushed by towboats. Canal barges, towed by draft animals on an adjacent towpath, contended with the railway in the early industrial revolution, but were outcompeted in the carriage of high-value items due to the higher speed, falling costs, and route flexibility of rail.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A flat-bed, shallow-draft vessel with no superstructure that is used for the transport of cargo and ships
Translations for Barge
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a flat-bottomed boat for carrying goods etc.
- vragskuit, trekskuitAfrikaans
- مَرْكَب نَقْل نَهْريArabic
- barcaPortuguese (BR)
- nákladní člunCzech
- der Lastkahn, das FrachtschiffGerman
- praam, pargasEstonian
- قایق ته پهنFarsi
- मालवाहक नौकाHindi
- barka, teglenicaCroatian
- bargas, tongkangIndonesian
- chiatta, pontoneItalian
- barža; liellaivaLatvian
- lekter, pramNorwegian
- قایق ته پهنPersian
- پلنه بيړۍ د وسايلو د انتقال لپارهPashto
- şlep, şalandRomanian
- nákladný člnSlovak
- teretni brodSerbian
- 駁船Chinese (Trad.)
- بجرا ، کشتیUrdu
- sà lanVietnamese
- 驳船Chinese (Simp.)
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