from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The freight carried by a ship, an aircraft, or another vehicle.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Freight carried by a ship, aircraft etc.
- n. Western material goods.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The lading or freight of a ship or other vessel; the goods, merchandise, or whatever is conveyed in a vessel or boat; load; freight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An exclamation of surprise or contempt.
- n. The lading or freight of a ship; the goods, merchandise, or whatever is conveyed in a ship or other merchant vessel.
- n. [Appar. a slang use, perhaps of other origin. Cf. cargo.] A term of contempt applied to a man, usually explained as “bully” or “bravo”: found only in the following passage.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. goods carried by a large vehicle
So impressed, in fact, that a new religion was born out of the old beliefs: the worship of ‘cargo’ cargo is pidgin for goods of any kind.
The freight cars get priority, * even though their cargo is usually a little less time sensitive than people.
University of Sheffield is developing what it calls a cargo-screening ferret that uses a combination of laser and fiber-optic technology to sniff out the tiniest traces of drugs, weapons, explosives and even illegal immigrants.
So instead of writing new material today, I was rewriting scenes I wrote in the past couple of days, to ensure that I got one character (and important ... let's call it "cargo") into orbit where they have to be for the rest of the book to pan out the way I envision.
A friend of ours, a Mexican, returned from the US and met us in cargo shorts, a Hawaiian shirt and untied jogging shoes .... we teased him unmercifully that he had turned into a gringo.
Dag Daughtry strolled along the beach, Michael at his heels or running circles of delight around him at every repetition of that strange low lip-noise, and paused just outside the circle of lantern light where dusky forms laboured with landing cargo from the whale-boats and where the Commissioner's clerk and the
And it fits in cargo pocket perfectly while you get to a good spot to drain it, I would advise draining it 100yrds or so from your stand in a simular fashion explained above ....
Authorities intercepted two U. S.-bound packages laden with explosives in cargo shipments from Yemen, raising alarm in the U.S. and Europe.
The company's biennial air-freight forecast assumes global gross-domestic - product growth of 3.2% a year and comes amid heightened scrutiny of the sector after the discovery of explosive materials in cargo shipments in the U.K. and Dubai last week.
WASHINGTON – U.S. authorities believe two packages laden with explosives that were found in cargo shipments from Yemen may have been shipped by suspected militants linked to language schools there, officials say.