Definition of stowage in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstōij/


1The action or manner of stowing something.
Example sentences
  • Meanwhile, parts of the hangar and flight deck aft were used as stowage areas for Royal Marines equipment.
  • About halfway back are two cabins, one with bunks, the other a double, as well as two heads and separate sinks and stowage lockers.
  • A second fire started six hours later in an oxygen generator in the weapon stowage compartment, but that fire was put out within two minutes.
1.1Space for stowing something in: there is plenty of stowage beneath the berth
More example sentences
  • The seat was bonded to the deck and offered plenty of watertight stowage below and a reversible back-rest which was moulded to snugly fit both passenger and helmsman.
  • You could easily cover long journeys in the car and the surprisingly spacious trunk would provide plenty of stowage.
  • Another problem, if one retains four full seats, is a significant cut in the boot space so as to provide stowage for the folded roof.

Words that rhyme with stowage


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Syllabification: stow·age

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