Hangar meaning

hăngər, hănggər
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A shelter used to house or repair an airplane.
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A shelter especially for housing or repairing aircraft.
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To put or keep in a hangar.
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The definition of a hangar is a large area where aircrafts are repaired or stored.

A big building where an airplane is stored is an example of a hangar.

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A large garage-like structure where aircraft are kept.

The plane taxied on over to the hangar for repairs.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
hangar
Plural:
hangars

Origin of hangar

  • French from Old French hangard of Germanic origin tkei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French hangar (“shed, hangar”), from Middle French hanghart (“enclosure near a house”), from Old French hangart, *hamgart, from Old Frankish *haimgard (“fence around a group of houses”), from *haim (“home, village, hamlet”) + *gard (“yard”). More at home, yard.

    From Wiktionary