the large central area of the space shuttle orbiter’s fuselage in which payloads and their support equipment are carried.
Also called payload bay.
Compare bay2 (def 2a).
- Cargo cult programming
cargo cult programming programming, humour A style of (incompetent) programming dominated by ritual inclusion of code or program structures that serve no real purpose. A cargo cult programmer will usually explain the extra code as a way of working around some bug encountered in the past, but usually neither the bug nor the reason the […]
any of various native religious cults of a millenarian and messianic character located in the southwestern Pacific islands, holding that spirits will bring large cargoes of modern goods for distribution among its adherents. noun a religious movement of the SW Pacific, characterized by expectation of the return of spirits in ships or aircraft carrying goods […]
a cargo ship that sails regularly between designated ports according to a published schedule.
- Cargo pants
plural noun loose trousers with a large external pocket on the side of each leg Contemporary Examples Shirtless bros with pillowy lips and cargo pants pulled down to expose tufts of pubic hair. Abercrombie & Ditch: The Fall of the House of Tween Lizzie Crocker December 9, 2014 I had terrible skin and short hair […]