storage or stowage


storage or stowage
Storage is the act of placing material or ammunition and other supplies onboard the vessel. Stowage relates to the act of securing those items stored in such a manner that they do not shift or move during at-sea periods, using methods and equipment as approved by higher authority. See also storage; stowage.

Military dictionary. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • storage — Synonyms and related words: RAM, admission, admission fee, allocation, anchorage, archives, armory, arsenal, assignment, attic, bank, basement, bay, bin, bonded warehouse, bookcase, box, brokerage, bunker, buttery, carfare, cargo dock, cellar,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stowage — Synonyms and related words: accommodation, allocation, assignment, burden, capacity, cold storage, collocation, conservation, content, cordage, custody, dead storage, deployment, deposit, deposition, disposition, dry storage, emplacement,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • stowage — noun Date: 14th century 1. a. an act or process of stowing b. goods in storage or to be stowed 2. a. storage capacity b. a place or receptacle for storage 3. the state of being stored …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • storage — n 1. stowage, storage space or room; space, area, accommodation, content; capacity, volume, extent. 2. storehouse, storeroom, warehouse. See storehouse …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • storage — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. safekeeping (see store). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. room, area, accommodation; see storehouse , warehouse . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. stowage, stockpile, storehouse, storeroom, cache, arsenal,… …   English dictionary for students

  • stowage — stow·age || stəʊɪdÊ’ n. act of stowing; cargo to be stowed; storage area; price charged for storing goods …   English contemporary dictionary

  • storage room — noun a room in which things are stored • Syn: ↑storeroom, ↑stowage • Hypernyms: ↑room • Hyponyms: ↑chandlery, ↑lumber room, ↑pantry, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cold storage — Synonyms and related words: abandonment, abeyance, abjuration, abjurement, cessation, conservation, coolerman, coolhouse, custody, dead storage, desistance, discontinuance, doldrums, dormancy, dry storage, forbearance, freezer locker, frigidarium …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Post Office Stowage Van — Infobox DMU name = British Rail Post Office Stowage Van imagesize = 300px background = #0033cc caption = Manufacturer = BR Wolverton York Operator = British Rail Formation = Built = LinesServed = InService = 1959 2004 CarLength = 64ft 6in… …   Wikipedia

  • boxed stowage — fish mixed with ice in boxes for storage at sea …   Dictionary of ichthyology