Meaning of BARGE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ bɑ:(r)dʒ ]
( barges, barging, barged)
A barge is a long, narrow boat with a flat bottom. Barges are used for carrying heavy loads, especially on canals.
Carrying goods by train costs nearly three times more than carrying them by barge.
N-COUNT : also by N
If you barge into a place or barge through it, you rush or push into it in a rough and rude way. ( INFORMAL )
Students tried to barge into the secretariat buildings...
VERB : V into/through n
If you barge into someone or barge past them, you bump against them roughly and rudely. ( INFORMAL )
He barged past her and sprang at Gillian, knocking her to the floor.
VERB : V into/past n
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006