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

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