hangar

noun
han·​gar | \ˈhaŋ-ər, ˈhaŋ-gər \

Definition of hangar 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

hangar

verb
hangared; hangaring; hangars

Definition of hangar (Entry 2 of 2)

transitive verb

: to place or store in a hangar

Examples of hangar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

This is a no-frills airport hangar for meat that barely has windows. Sorrel Moseley-williams, Condé Nast Traveler, "13 Best Steakhouses in Buenos Aires," 24 May 2018 One can’t help but wonder if also buried somewhere in the fine print was a proviso that a gilded hangar be constructed on school grounds for the emperor’s gold chariot. Maria Panaritis, Philly.com, "'Billionaire bonanza': Today, it's $25 million for Abington schools from Stephen Schwarzman. But at what cost? | Maria Panaritis," 4 Apr. 2018 After their plane landed in Moscow, KrioRus drove them roughly 100 miles north, through a blustering snowstorm, to KrioRus's hangar in Sergiev Posad. Laura Mallonee, WIRED, "The Mystics Seeking Eternal Life Through Liquid Nitrogen," 22 June 2018 Abbott joined Trump for the short ride in the presidential limousine to a Coast Guard hangar where the meeting took place. NBC News, "Trump meets with families affected by Texas shooting, mother calls him 'toddler'," 1 June 2018 Abbott joined Trump for the short ride in the presidential limousine to a Coast Guard hangar where the meeting took place. Washington Post, "Trump meets with families affected by Texas shooting," 31 May 2018 Abbott joined Trump for the short ride in the presidential limousine to a Coast Guard hangar where the meeting took place. Jonathan Lemire, chicagotribune.com, "Trump meets with families affected by Texas school shooting," 31 May 2018 Oaks Park isn't interested in paying for the costly work to add water and sprinklers to the hangar and neither, frankly, are the Rose City Rollers. Samantha Swindler, OregonLive.com, "Rose City Rollers are the sports league Portland needs (Commentary)," 13 May 2018 The foundation also hosts camps and even runs a program called Fly Like a Girl, bringing young women to hangars, introducing them to the industry. Cassie Shortsleeve, Condé Nast Traveler, "JetBlue For Good: Why This Airline Cares So Damn Much," 7 Mar. 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

Leslie Day, a friend who hangared her plane near Ms. Bera’s at Gillespie Field in El Cajon, Calif., outside San Diego, estimated in an interview that Ms. Bera had spent the equivalent of more than three years in the pilot’s seat. Daniel E. Slotnik, BostonGlobe.com, "Learn this Boston firefighter's secret to training for the Boston Marathon," 12 Apr. 2018 The issue of high fuel prices came to the board’s attention in late spring when airport tenants – which range from flight schools, to charter aircraft, to hangar renters – began to complain to board members. Jordan Graham, Orange County Register, "Orange County picks new airport operator amid fuel-price hiking allegations," 25 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of hangar

Noun

1852, in the meaning defined above

Verb

1943, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hangar

Noun

French

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hangar

noun

English Language Learners Definition of hangar

: a building where aircraft are kept

hangar

noun
han·​gar | \ˈhaŋ-ər \

Kids Definition of hangar

: a shelter for housing and repairing aircraft

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