Definition of loading bay in English:

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loading bay

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A bay or recess in a building where vehicles are loaded and unloaded.
Example sentences
  • So are all the parking tickets issued to vehicles parked in these loading bays legal?
  • A previous conservation officer who has since left the council is believed to have approved the work, which has been carried out at the entrance of Festival Hall and the loading bay on the opposite side of the building.
  • As an alternative, the plan moots the setting up of an exclusive loading bay for private vehicles by the side of the parking area to minimise crowding of deplaning passengers.

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