baggage claim


baggage claim
The designated location for receiving checked luggage such as the baggage carousels at an airport.

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  • baggage claim — UK US noun [U] (UK baggage reclaim) ► the place in an airport where you get your cases and bags when you arrive after flying: »baggage reclaim area …   Financial and business terms

  • baggage claim — baggage ,claim noun count usually singular AMERICAN the place in an airport where people pick up their bags after a flight …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Baggage claim — The baggage claim area is an airport terminology that describes the area of an airport terminal where one claims checked in baggage after disembarking from an airline flight. For international arrivals, the area is usually in a restricted zone… …   Wikipedia

  • baggage claim — noun an area in an airport where arriving passengers can collect the luggage that has been carried in the hold of the aircraft • Hypernyms: ↑area * * * baggage claim (or baggage claim area) : the area in an airport or bus station where you pick… …   Useful english dictionary

  • baggage claim — area where passengers collect their suitcases and luggage after an airline flight …   English contemporary dictionary

  • baggage — 1. Baggage and luggage overlap in use, although baggage generally connotes something heavier and bulkier and less easily transportable by hand. Some collocations are more or less fixed, e.g. excess baggage, baggage claim, baggage handler; and a… …   Modern English usage

  • baggage reclaim — noun 1. The process whereby (esp long distance) travellers collect their baggage on arrival at their destination 2. The area in an airport terminal, etc where travellers collect their baggage after arrival • • • Main Entry: ↑baggage * * * baggage …   Useful english dictionary

  • baggage reclaim — baggage .reclaim especially BrE also baggage .claim AmE n [U] the place at an airport where you collect your cases and bags after a flight …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • baggage — noun (esp. AmE) ADJECTIVE ▪ carry on, hand (BrE) ▪ checked (esp. AmE), checked in (BrE) ▪ Any sharp objects must go in your checked baggage. ▪ excess …   Collocations dictionary

  • claim — ▪ I. claim claim 1 [kleɪm] noun [countable] 1. COMMERCE a request or demand for money, or the amount of money asked for: • The developer made a claim against the owner for extra building costs. • There were very large claims for loss of earnings …   Financial and business terms