[ hang-er ]
/ ˈhæŋ ər /
a shed or shelter.
any relatively wide structure used for housing airplanes or airships.
verb (used with or without object)
to keep (an aircraft) in a hangar: She spent a fortune hangaring her plane.
Origin of hangar
Can be confusedhangar hanger
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British Dictionary definitions for hangaring
/ (ˈhæŋə) /
a large workshop or building for storing and maintaining aircraft
Word Origin for hangar
C19: from French: shed, perhaps from Medieval Latin angārium shed used as a smithy, of obscure origin
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