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cargo in Transport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcargocar‧go /ˈkɑːɡəʊ $ ˈkɑːrɡoʊ/ ●●○ noun (plural cargos or cargoes) [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 TTthe goods that are being carried in a ship or plane syn freightcargo of 🔊 A ship carrying a cargo of oil has run aground. 🔊 a cargo plane
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cargoThe ship was carrying a cargo of oil-drilling equipment.These so-called cargo cults became bizarre, microcosmic societies that survived almost entirely on hopes and dreams that might never be realized.The Department of Transportation classifies the oxygen generators as hazardous materials when carried as company material in cargo compartments.Steel was stronger so boats could be built with thinner plates, making them lighter and so able to carry more cargo.By the March meeting, negotiators will have assessed new cargo preparation costs and additional experiment preparation expenses.He said it contained his own private cargo and that he wanted to unload it himself.During 1991, Bontang exported 197 contracted standard cargoes.Hoffman said the end of the tether draped in the cargo bay was discolored, perhaps charred by burning.In autumn and winter the cargoes were damsons, tomatoes, marrows, cucumbers, apples, and pears.