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Definitions for cargo
ˈkɑr goʊcar·go

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignmentnoun

    goods carried by a large vehicle

Wiktionary

  1. cargonoun

    Freight carried by a ship, aircraft etc.

  2. cargonoun

    (Papua New Guinea) Western material goods.

  3. Etymology: From cargo, from cargar, from carricare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cargonoun

    the lading or freight of a ship or other vessel; the goods, merchandise, or whatever is conveyed in a vessel or boat; load; freight

  2. Etymology: [Sp. cargo, carga, burden, load, from cargar to load, from cargar to load, charge, See Charge.]

Freebase

  1. Cargo

    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

  1. Cargo

    kär′go, n. what a ship carries: its load. [Sp., from root of Car.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. cargo

    The merchandise a ship is freighted with.

Editors Contribution

  1. cargo

    Commodities, goods and products being transported.

    Cargo is shipped throughout the world daily.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'cargo' in Nouns Frequency: #2993

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cargo in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cargo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of cargo in a Sentence

  1. Anjani Mandal:

    Nearly one million of about 4 million trucks plying long-distance cargo are still off the road, hit by a closure of many businesses and a recent surge in virus cases in the state of Kerala here and neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

  2. Sarem Rezaie:

    The cargo will be delivered to the WFP (World Food Programme), which will give it to the Yemeni Red Crescent to distribute it among innocent Yemeni people.

  3. Khalid Al Roudan:

    There is no need for all this panic because shipping lanes are still open and cargo flights continue. There are sufficient strategic food stockpiles for several months.

  4. Sri Paravaikkarasu:

    Jet fuel demand will be strong in the coming years and Asia will be a main market, with resilient growth in passenger air traffic and cargo needs, the pickup in aviation activities and relatively lower fuel costs will underpin demand expansion.

  5. Michelle Wiese Bockmann:

    Any tanker with Iranian crude follows a similar pattern of behavior : they do that by turning off their AIS transponder, turning it on and off in order to circumvent being tracked, they have deliberately taken measures to circumvent identifying the ship's destination, location and cargo origin.

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