[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.
a large workshop or building for storing and maintaining aircraft
1852, “shed for carriages,” from French hangar “shed,” probably from Middle French hanghart (14c.), perhaps an alteration of Middle Dutch *ham-gaerd “enclosure near a house” [Barnhart], or from Medieval Latin angarium “shed in which horses are shod” [Gamillscheg, Klein]. Sense of “covered shed for airplanes” first recorded in English 1902, from French use in that sense.
- Hang behind
verb 1. (intransitive, adverb) to remain in a place after others have left; linger
[hang-burd] /ˈhæŋˌbɜrd/ noun, Older Use. 1. a that builds a nest, especially the Baltimore oriole. /ˈhæŋˌbɜːd/ noun 1. (US & Canadian) any bird, esp the Baltimore oriole, that builds a hanging nest
- Hang by a thread
Also, hang by a hair. Be in a risky or unstable situation, as in His promotion was hanging by a thread, or With the lead actor sick, the success of our play hung by a hair. This expression, already proverbial in the early 1500s, alludes to Damocles, who vexed King Dionysius with constant flattery. The […]
[hang-chou; Chinese hahng-joh] /ˈhæŋˈtʃaʊ; Chinese ˈhɑŋˈdʒoʊ/ noun 1. Older Spelling. . noun 1. a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Hangzhou