stowage

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noun stow·age \-ij\

Definition of stowage

  1. 1a :  an act or process of stowingb :  goods in storage or to be stowed

  2. 2a :  storage capacityb :  a place or receptacle for storage

  3. 3 :  the state of being stored

Examples of stowage in a sentence

  1. There's a lot of stowage below deck.

14th Century

First Known Use of stowage

14th century


STOWAGE Defined for English Language Learners

stowage

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noun stow·age \-ij\

Definition of stowage for English Language Learners

  • : space especially on a ship or airplane for stowing things

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