Stowable



verb (used with object)
1.
Nautical.

to put (cargo, provisions, etc.) in the places intended for them.
to put (sails, spars, gear, etc.) in the proper place or condition when not in use.

2.
to put in a place or receptacle, as for storage or reserve; pack:
He stowed the potatoes in our cellar.
3.
to fill (a place or receptacle) by packing:
to stow a carton with books.
4.
to have or afford room for; hold.
5.
Slang. to stop; break off:
Stow it! Stow the talk!
6.
to put away, as in a safe or convenient place (often followed by away).
7.
to lodge or quarter.
Verb phrases
8.
stow away, to conceal oneself aboard a ship or other conveyance in order to obtain free transportation or to elude pursuers.
verb (transitive)
1.
(often foll by away) to pack or store
2.
to fill by packing
3.
(nautical) to pack or put away (cargo, sails and other gear, etc)
4.
to have enough room for
5.
(usually imperative) (Brit, slang) to cease from: stow your noise!, stow it!
noun
1.
John. 1525–1605, English antiquary, noted for his Survey of London and Westminster (1598; 1603)

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