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wharf shed

wharf shed
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hwawrf, wawrf shed]
    • /ʰwɔrf, wɔrf ʃɛd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [hwawrf, wawrf shed]
    • /ʰwɔrf, wɔrf ʃɛd/

Definition of wharf shed words

  • noun wharf shed a building located on or near a pier (piershed) or wharf (wharf shed) used for short-term storage of cargo in transit. 1

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Origin of wharf shed

First appearance:

before 1950
One of the 5% newest English words
First recorded in 1950-55

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Wharf shed

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

wharf shed popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 34% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

wharf shed usage trend in Literature

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