Noun(1) a person who hides aboard a ship or plane in the hope of getting free passage
(1) Authorities in the southern Italian port of Gioia Tauro found a stowaway in a well-appointed container, fitted out with a bed, toilet, heater and water.(2) He soon finds himself sailing away from the port in the Melissa, one of the worlds most luxurious cruise ships, not as a stowaway but as a legitimate passenger.(3) Under the scheme which ran from April 2000 until December last year when the High Court made its ruling, drivers and freight operators faced a £2,000 fine for each stowaway found in their vehicles.(4) The shell-shocked stowaway was discovered running around the immigration detention centre at Manchester Airport after a flight from Jamaica.(5) Both of them went to Seoul as stowaways on a train.(6) Last year, some 9,465 stowaways were caught, down 18 per cent on the figure for the previous year.(7) The two men inspected recently installed systems for checking passports and detecting stowaways on vehicles, including heartbeat sensors and gamma ray scanners.(8) Two stowaways who were found dead in the undercarriage of a plane at Heathrow Airport were boys as young as 12-years-old, it was revealed yesterday.(9) Those of us brought up on the romantic fiction of Robert Louis Stevenson or John Buchan tend to think of stowaways on more exotic voyages: Bristol to Barbados, say, or Southampton to Shanghai.(10) The stowaways were discovered when the lorry in which they were travelling was stopped during a routine search at the entrance to the base.(11) They made it back to Florida as stowaways on a boat, with nothing more than the clothes they stood up in.(12) He said that the equipment - used to spot people hidden in lorries - was also needed at the Frethun rail freight yard, near Calais, because trains are also used by stowaways .(13) As the train speeds away, running precisely on time, he locks the doors to the coach and the interleading doors, a security precaution against theft and stowaways .(14) Company bosses expressed surprise after three stowaways were found under the carriage of a train.(15) Many of the drivers complain that they had no reason to suspect their vehicles contained stowaways , and that they are being used as unpaid immigration officials.(16) The force revealed that, in July, August and September last year, 181 stowaways had been discovered.
(1) stow away :: விட்டு அடுக்கு
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