What does cargo mean?

Definitions for cargo
ˈkɑr goʊcar·go

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment(noun)

    goods carried by a large vehicle

Wiktionary

  1. cargo(Noun)

    Freight carried by a ship, aircraft etc.

    Etymology: From cargo, from cargar, from carricare.

  2. cargo(Noun)

    (Papua New Guinea) Western material goods.

    Etymology: From cargo, from cargar, from carricare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cargo(noun)

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

    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  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

How to pronounce cargo?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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    Indian

How to say cargo in sign language?

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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. Daniel Russel:

    If the world's most powerful navy can not sail where international law permits, then what happens to the ships of navy of smaller countries ? , if our warships can't exercise its legitimate rights under international law at sea, then what about the fishermen, what about the cargo ships ? How will they prevent themselves from being blocked by stronger nations ?

  2. Miami Police Chief Jorge Colina:

    We have had a litany of complaints pertaining to illegal dumping, there is a cargo van that's parked in front of that home, where there appears to be trash that's being offloaded. That is the genesis of the stop.

  3. Michael Eisenstadt:

    Very often arms and explosives were placed in trucks underneath legal cargo in order to hide them.

  4. Haruyo Nihei:

    It was a blazing firestorm. I saw a baby catch fire on its mother's back, and she couldn't put out the fire. I saw a horse being led by its owner. The horse balked and the cargo on its back caught fire, then its tail, and it burned alive, as the owner just stood there and burned with it.

  5. Boeing Chief Executive Dennis Muilenburg:

    There is a difference between putting cargo in space and putting humans in space, and that's a big step. Our very deliberate, safety-based approach for things like CST-100, that will be a differentiator in the long run.

Images & Illustrations of cargo

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