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Definition of "stowage" [stow•age]

  • The act, manner, or process of stowing. (noun)
  • The state of being stored. (noun)
  • Space or room for storage. (noun)
  • A place or container for storage. (noun)
  • Goods in storage or to be stowed. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stowage" in a sentence
  • "I guess he could have carried one in stowage ont he plan, but his suit sure looks neat and pressed in the picture."
  • "Fishing-rod stowage is perhaps the biggest problem."
  • "I think we might be able to find you four more drums, but the stowage is a dockyard job."