airdock, hangar, repair shed(noun)
a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained
A large garage-like structure where aircraft are kept.
The plane taxied on over to the hangar for repairs.
Origin: From hangar, from hanghart, of origin, from *, from * + *. More at home, yard.
A hangar is a closed structure to hold aircraft or spacecraft in protective storage. Most hangars are built of metal, but other materials such as wood and concrete are also used. The word hangar comes from Middle French hanghart, of Germanic origin, from Frankish *haimgard, from *haim + gard . Hangars are used for: protection from weather, protection from direct sunlight, maintenance, repair, manufacture, assembly and storage of aircraft on airfields, aircraft carriers and ships.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hang′ar, n. a covered shed for carriages.
The numerical value of hangar in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of hangar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Examples of hangar in a Sentence
We filled in the well-deck with aviation support spaces, enhanced the hangar, moved medical facilities and increased the square footage supporting aviation by 40-percent.
We guessed right, and the very first thing that came out of the dark was that giant hangar door. And then the conning tower was totally intact, laying on its side with three periscopes sticking out without a dent in them.
The car’s top had survived 53 years unscathed, but couldn’t make it 11 days in Alaska, i’ve got bigger problems, anyway. My clutch hydraulics went out, so I’ve convinced a guy to let me borrow his airplane hangar for a bit to fix things. I’ve got work to do.
At best, when the services declare 'initial operating capability' this summer, we will be launching an unstable plane that cannot perform many of its core missions for years, at worst, it'll hurt people or we'll ground it in the hangar and spend billions on a retrofit.
If we misguessed, we could have spent the entire dive looking at barren bottom, we guessed right, and the very first thing that came out of the dark was that giant hangar door. And then the conning tower was totally intact, laying on its side with three periscopes sticking out without a dent in them.
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- Hangar, HalleGerman
- hangaro, aeroplanejoEsperanto
- hangaari, lentokonehalli, lentokonesuojaFinnish
- 格納庫, ハンガーJapanese
- hangar, хангарSerbo-Croatian
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