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Cargo appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Remit Rome cargo to go to Grace Mortimer.
  • Dog foe cargo temple, help me to grace of God.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun cargo:

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Definition of the noun cargo

What does cargo mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: cargoes / cargos (less preferred form)

  1. goods carried by a large vehicle
    • examples: A cargo vessel, bound for Athens, sank in the Mediterranean without a trace. | The ship discharged its cargo in Panama. | Khaki shorts with cargo pockets do not make you an adventurer. | The cargo ship arrived four hours early. | This is a cargo ship, not a passenger ship. | It's a cargo ship. | The police suspected the truck's cargo. | The cargo was too heavy. The driver couldn't take it.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of cargo: consignment / freight / lading / load / loading / payload / shipment
    • more generic words: merchandise / product / ware = commodities offered for sale

Alternative definition of the noun cargo


  1. Freight carried by a ship, aircraft etc.
  2. (Papua New Guinea) Western material goods.


  1. "Cargo" is a 2009 science fiction film, the first from Swiss production and the first major feature film by Ivan Engler.
  2. "Cargo" is a 2006 thriller film. It was directed by Clive Gordon, produced by Andrea Calderwood and Juan Gordon, and written by Paul Laverty. The film features the actors Peter Mullan, Daniel Brühl, Luis Tosar, Samuli Edelmann and Gary Lewis.
  3. "Cargo" is a 2013 drama, thriller, fantasy, horror and short film written by Yolanda Ramke and directed by Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke.
  4. "Cargo" is a 2011 drama film written by Yan Vizinberg and Lee Peterkin and directed by Yan Vizinberg.
  5. "Cargo" is a 2012 short drama film written by Carlo Sironi and Giulia Moriggi and directed by Carlo Sironi.
  6. "Cargo" is a 2007 short film written and directed by Leo Woodhead.
  7. "Cargo" is a 1990 film directed by François Girard.
  8. "Cargo" is a short independent film directed by Daniel Casey.

Phrases with Cargo

Phrases starting with the word Cargo:

  1. Cargo net
  2. cargo area
  3. cargo cult
  4. cargo deck
  5. cargo door
  6. cargo hold
  7. Cargo Jack
  8. cargo ship
  9. cargo hatch
  10. cargo liner
  11. Cargo pants
  12. cargo ships
  13. Cargo Pallet
  14. Cargo Shorts
  15. cargo vessel
  16. cargo container
  17. cargo helicopter

Phrases ending with the word Cargo:

  1. Air cargo
  2. Bulk cargo
  3. Wanted Cargo

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cargo

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Google previewCode of Federal Regulations (2003)


Bulk cargo means cargo consisting of goods, loose or in mass, that generally must be shoveled, pumped, blown, scooped or forked in the handling and includes: (1) Cement, loose or in sacks; (2) Coke and petroleum coke, ...

Google previewL.S.A., List of C.F.R. Sections Affected (2003)

Bulk cargo means cargo that is loaded and carried in bulk without mark or count, in a loose unpackaged form, having homogenous characteristics. Bulk cargo loaded into intermodal equipment, except LASH or Seabee barges, is subject to ...

Google previewThe Scottish Law Reporter Containing Reports ... (1867)

Of Cases Decided in the Court of Session, Court of Justiciary, Court of Teinds, and House of Lords

that the carrying of the deck cargo is an objectionable practice.

Google previewLatino Truck Driver Trade (2001)

Sex and HIV in Central America by Jacobo Schifter

However, the cargo is a constant worry for the truck driver, and its presence can be felt physically during the journey: the trip not only implies making sure that all is well...

The cargo is the most valuable part, because of its cost and because ...

Google previewCargo Handling and the Modern Port (2014)

The Commonwealth and International Library of Science Technology Engineering and Liberal Studies by R. B. Oram

THE bulk cargo is the ultimate unit load; a complete shipload covered by one Bill of Lading, with none of the paper work involved in tallying, sorting to marks, delivering to separate receivers and, finally, no preparation of claims for goods short ...

Google previewThe Queer God (2004)

by Marcella Althaus-Reid

By contrast the cargo is an offence to Christian ethics because it represents waste. The energy and time expended by the Canela people in organising a complex sexual life in community is also a waste. In the creative reciprocity of the ayni it is ...

Google previewGravity Dreams (2010)

by L. E. Modesitt, Jr.

“Your cargo is the latest round of biotechnical efforts to develop ...

Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary: Judicial dictionary (1903)

by Frederick Stroud, Elsie May Wheeler, John McDonald Burke

CARGO. —“ The word ' Cargo,' as referred to a Ship, is very intelligible, and must mean the whole LOADING. It may as well be said that the word ' Ship ' is uncertain, one being much bigger than another ” (per Cur. Sargent v. Reed, 2 Stra.

Google previewThe Military Dictionary (1987)

A series of cluding primarily the Navy Cargo Handling straight lines, superimposed over a conformal projection and indicating grid north, used as an aid to navigation. The interval of the grid lines ...

Google previewThe Judicial Dictionary, of Words and Phrases Judicially Interpreted (1903)

To which Has Been Added Statutory Definitions by Frederick Stroud

CARGO. — " The word ' Cargo,' as referred to a Ship, is very intelligible, and must mean the whole Loading. It may as well be said that the word ' Ship ' is uncertain, one being much bigger than another" (per Cur. Sargent v. Reed, 2 Stra.

Google previewDictionary of International Trade (2005)

Handbook of the Global Trade Community Includes 21 Key Appendices by Edward G. Hinkelman

stowed in shipping containers will be treated the same as all containerized cargo requiring information to be submitted 24 hours prior to loading. Bulk Cargo For the purposes of the 24-hour advanced manifest rule only , the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African Airlines (1998)

by Ben R. Guttery

Dairo Air Service / DAS Air Cargo (1983-) Dairo Air Service or DAS Air Cargo was ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Travel and Tourism Terminology (2005)

by Allan Beaver

The older name implied the main usage of the ship, for which it was designed, as did 'passenger/cargo ship'. Cargo-FACT The IATA Cargo EDIFACT message manual which contains the functional specifications for IATA EDIFACT messages ...

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Quotes about Cargo

To get to know people, you have to eat a full donkey's cargo of salt together.
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Scrabble value of C3A1R1G2O1

The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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