cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment(noun)
goods carried by a large vehicle
Freight carried by a ship, aircraft etc.
(Papua New Guinea) Western material goods.
Origin: From cargo, from cargar, from carricare.
the lading or freight of a ship or other vessel; the goods, merchandise, or whatever is conveyed in a vessel or boat; load; freight
Origin: [Sp. cargo, carga, burden, load, from cargar to load, from cargar to load, charge, See Charge.]
Cargo is goods or produce transported, generally for commercial gain, by ship or aircraft, although the term is now extended to intermodal train, van or truck. In modern times, containers are used in most long-haul cargo transport.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kär′go, n. what a ship carries: its load. [Sp., from root of Car.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'cargo' in Nouns Frequency: #2993
The numerical value of cargo in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of cargo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Cargo's impotance is defined by it's vessel.
Cargo's importance is defined by it's vessel.
Very often arms and explosives were placed in trucks underneath legal cargo in order to hide them.
The planned cooperation of United Cargo and Lufthansa Cargo will create a more efficient and comprehensive transatlantic cargo network and increase the choices and benefits available to cargo customers.
The Ghana Navy responded swiftly with a patrol team to the area and they were able to overpower the pirates and free the ship. But when they got there, the cargo had already been transferred to another vessel.
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- корабен това́рBulgarian
- càrregaCatalan, Valencian
- last, praht, laadungEstonian
- luchd, caragoScottish Gaelic
- 積荷, 貨物Japanese
- 바리, 화물, 짐Korean
- груз, това́рRussian
- терет, teretSerbo-Croatian
- yük, kargoTurkish
- hàng hóaVietnamese
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