stowage

noun stow·age \ -ij \

Definition of stowage

1 a : an act or process of stowing
b : goods in storage or to be stowed
2 a : storage capacity
b : a place or receptacle for storage
3 : the state of being stored

Examples of stowage in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of stowage

14th century


STOWAGE Defined for English Language Learners

stowage

noun

Definition of stowage for English Language Learners

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


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