staging area


Definition of staging area

: an area in which participants in a new especially military operation or mission are assembled and readied

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The Canby High School marching band just arrived at the #PDXRoseFestival Grand Floral Parade staging area., "They missed the Starlight, but Canby High marching band plays an even bigger stage at Grand Floral Parade," 8 June 2019 Authorities have been transporting parents and children to staging areas in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona. Miriam Jordan, The Seattle Times, "More than 450 migrant parents may have been deported without their children," 24 July 2018 Move clean jars and rings from the dishwasher to staging area for use after jam has reached second full boil. House Beautiful, "Strawberry Jam Recipe from Kitchen of the Year," 20 July 2012 And the Florida Department of Transportation staging area led to the loss of 16 units within the complex itself. Kate Santich,, "Griffin Park public housing complex could face demolition, relocating 345 residents," 29 June 2018 Briefing @ 9 pm @ media staging area, intersection of 3rd St SW and Palmetto St South. Jason Kelly, ajc, "Florida man killed, 2 others injured in argument over dog, deputies say," 19 June 2018 Texas fans who stayed late and slumped over the metal barriers erected around the Super Regionals staging area even delivered a sincere round of applause for Bragga and the Golden Eagles on Sunday following their final meeting with the media. Nick Moyle, San Antonio Express-News, "Texas baseball coach Pierce is substance over style," 12 June 2018 The only sign something is amiss: An Emergency Alert, with information about a parent staging area, flashes in red in the upper left hand corner. Madeleine Marr, miamiherald, "Parkland was just listed as one of the safest cities in the country," 14 Feb. 2018 Trooper Heather Axtman of the Washington State Patrol said preliminary investigation found the driver apparently arrived at about 7:50 a.m., paid the ferry fare, then drove into the vehicle staging area and parked, according to The Associated Press. Seattle Times Staff, The Seattle Times, "Woman dies when vehicle drives off dock at Anacortes ferry terminal," 26 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of staging area

1943, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of staging area

: a place where soldiers gather and military equipment is prepared before a mission

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