a shed or shelter.
any relatively wide structure used for housing airplanes or airships.
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
to keep (an aircraft) in a hangar: She spent a fortune hangaring her plane.

1850–55; < French: shed, hangar, Middle French, probably < Old Low Franconian *haimgard fence around a group of buildings, equivalent to haim small village (see hamlet) + gard yard2

hangar, hanger.
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hangar (ˈhæŋə)
a large workshop or building for storing and maintaining aircraft
[C19: from French: shed, perhaps from Medieval Latin angārium shed used as a smithy, of obscure origin]

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Word Origin & History

1852, "shed for carriages," from Fr. hangar "shed," from M.Fr. hanghart, perhaps an alteration of M.Du. *ham-gaerd "enclosure near a house," or from M.L. angarium "shed in which horses are shod." Sense of "covered shed for airplanes" first recorded in Eng. 1902, from Fr. use in that sense.
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Example sentences
It's so large it's housed in a building the size of an aircraft hangar.
He said the plane struck a part of the hangar away from any workers and damaged
  a wall.
The barrels are then coated in resin and cured in an oven the size of a small
We work from the helicopter hangar on the upper deck.
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