Meaning of CARGO in English

CARGO

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ bulk , heavy

▪ precious , valuable

a precious ~ of antiques

▪ deadly , hazardous , high-risk

The terrorists parked the van with its deadly ~ in a dark alleyway.

▪ dry

dry ~, such as fruit

▪ human

The boats discharged their human ~ a little way from the shore.

▪ military ( esp. AmE )

the packaging and transporting of military ~

VERB + CARGO

▪ carry , haul ( AmE ), move , transport

▪ load , take on

The ship stopped to take on a ~ of fruit.

▪ discharge , offload ( AmE ), unload

▪ deliver

▪ handle

The port handles ~ from all over Asia.

CARGO + NOUN

▪ aircraft , boat ( esp. BrE ), carrier , hauler ( AmE ), plane , ship , truck ( esp. AmE ), vessel

▪ bay , hold

The satellite was stowed in the shuttle's ~ bay for return to Earth.

He was found hiding in the ~ hold of a plane.

▪ compartment , container

▪ handler , handling

▪ capacity ( esp. AmE )

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