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hangar

noun han·gar \ ˈhaŋ-ər , ˈhaŋ-gər \
Updated on: 10 Dec 2017

Definition of hangar

: shelter, shed; especially : a covered and usually enclosed area for housing and repairing aircraft

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Origin and Etymology of hangar

French

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hangar

verb

Definition of hangar

transitive verb
: to place or store in a hangar

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First Known Use of hangar

1943

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HANGAR Defined for English Language Learners

hangar

noun

Definition of hangar for English Language Learners

  • : a building where aircraft are kept


HANGAR Defined for Kids

hangar

noun han·gar \ ˈhaŋ-ər \

Definition of hangar for Students

: a shelter for housing and repairing aircraft


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