The placing of cargo on a ship. See broken stowage.

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  • Stowage — Stow age, n. 1. The act or method of stowing; as, the stowage of provisions in a vessel. [1913 Webster] 2. Room in which things may be stowed. Cook. [1913 Webster] In every vessel is stowage for immense treasures. Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stowage — [stō′ij] n. 1. a stowing or being stowed 2. place for stowing 3. something stowed 4. charges for stowing …   English World dictionary

  • stowage — noun a) A place where things are stowed. Accomodations were so poor I think we were in stowage, with the rest of the cargo. b) Things that are stowed. Our stowage disappeared down the chute, into the employee only cargo area, never to be seen… …   Wiktionary

  • stowage — [[t]sto͟ʊɪʤ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Stowage is the space that is available for stowing things on a ship or aeroplane. Stowage is provided in lined lockers beneath the berths …   English dictionary

  • Stowage — In naval architecture, stowage is the amount of room for storing materials on board a ship …   Wikipedia

  • stowage — stow ► VERB 1) pack or store (an object) tidily in an appropriate place. 2) (stow away) conceal oneself on a ship, aircraft, etc. so as to travel secretly or without paying. DERIVATIVES stowage noun. ORIGIN shortening of BESTOW(Cf. ↑bestowal …   English terms dictionary

  • stowage plan — A completed stowage diagram showing what materiel has been loaded and its stowage location in each hold, between deck compartment, or other space in a ship, including deck space. Each port of discharge is indicated by colors or other appropriate… …   Military dictionary

  • stowage diagram — A scaled drawing included in the loading plan of a vessel for each deck or platform showing the exact location of all cargo. See also stowage plan …   Military dictionary

  • stowage diagram — pakrovimo planas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Brėžinys, kuriame nurodomas kiekvieno laivo denio pakrovimo planas ir kiekvieno krovinio vieta. atitikmenys: angl. stowage diagram pranc. plan d’arrimage …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • stowage — The method of placing cargo into a single hold or compartment of a ship to prevent damage, shifting, etc …   Military dictionary

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