staging area


Definition of staging area

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

Examples of staging area in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The staging area fills early on Saturday morning with an eclectic group of participants. Basemwasef, Robb Report, 28 July 2022 Then, head over to the street parade staging area in Millennium Plaza at 10 a.m. oregonlive, 28 June 2022 Critics of the shelter plan said the staging area for the shelters looked like a concentration camp. al, 23 June 2022 The staging area for journalists covering this situation is at Constitution and First Street, NW for your safety. Melissa Quinn, CBS News, 19 Aug. 2021 Today’s staging area is a sketchy-looking 20-by-20-foot flotilla of boats, platforms, and gear that looks like it was swiped from the set of Waterworld. James Nestor, Outside Online, 25 Jan. 2012 Stratofortress raids into North Vietnam, and the island’s Apra Harbor was a staging area for Polaris nuclear missile submarines covering the Soviet Far East and China. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 29 Aug. 2022 Las Olas is not going to be a staging area for people who want to get attention. Susannah Bryan, Sun Sentinel, 14 May 2022 At the other end is a staging area with traffic barrels and construction equipment. Joshua Gunter, cleveland, 10 May 2022 See More

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First Known Use of staging area

1943, in the meaning defined above

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3 Oct 2022

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“Staging area.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Oct. 2022.

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