the large central area of the space shuttle orbiter's fuselage in which payloads and their support equipment are carried.
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What does “clement” mean?
Also called payload bay .
Compare bay2 (def. 2a).
Origin of cargo bay
First recorded in 1970–75
Words nearby cargo bay
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