loading bay

`loading ,bay or `loading ,dock noun count
an area from which goods can be loaded on and off trucks, trains, etc.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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  • loading bay — UK / US or loading dock UK / US noun [countable] Word forms loading bay : singular loading bay plural loading bays Word forms loading dock : singular loading dock plural loading docks an area from which goods can be loaded on and off trucks,… …   English dictionary

  • loading bay — see under ↑bay2 • • • Main Entry: ↑load * * * loading bay UK US noun [countable] [singular loading bay plural loading bays …   Useful english dictionary

  • loading bay — UK US noun [C] UK (US also loading dock) TRANSPORT ► a space at the back or side of a ship or in a warehouse where goods are put in or taken out …   Financial and business terms

  • loading bay — loading .bay BrE loading dock AmE n an area at the side of a large shop or ↑warehouse from which goods are taken off or put onto trucks …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • loading bay — /ˈloʊdɪŋ beɪ/ (say lohding bay) noun a parking bay designed for vehicles loading and unloading goods …   Australian English dictionary

  • loading bay — noun a bay or recess in a building where vehicles are loaded and unloaded …   English new terms dictionary

  • Loading bay (theatre) — A loading bay is a room in a theatre which is usually quite large. It generally has a bay door (a large metal door which rolls up, at least the size of the opening on a standard semi trailer) at opposite sides of the room, one for a truck and the …   Wikipedia

  • loading dock — loading bay UK / US or loading dock UK / US noun [countable] Word forms loading bay : singular loading bay plural loading bays Word forms loading dock : singular loading dock plural loading docks an area from which goods can be loaded on and off… …   English dictionary

  • bay — Ⅰ. bay [1] ► NOUN ▪ a broad curved inlet of the sea. ORIGIN Old French baie, from Old Spanish bahia. Ⅱ. bay [2] (also bay laurel or sweet bay) ► NOUN …   English terms dictionary

  • bay — 1. n. 1 a broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inwards. 2 a recess in a mountain range. Phrases and idioms: Bay State US Massachusetts. Etymology: ME f. OF baie f. OSp. bahia 2. n. 1 (in full bay laurel) a laurel, Laurus nobilis, having… …   Useful english dictionary

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