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- Rhymes: -ʌŋkə(r)
bunker (plural bunkers)
- (military) A hardened shelter, often buried partly or fully underground, designed to protect the inhabitants from falling bombs or other attacks.
- (UK) A large container or bin for storing coal, often built outside in the yard of a house. Now rare, as different types of fuels and energy sources are being used.
- (nautical) A container for storing coal or fuel oil for a ship's engine.
- (golf) A sand-filled hollow on a golf course.
- (paintball) An obstacle used to block an opposing player's view and field of fire.
- (Scotland) A sort of chest or box, as in a window, the lid of which serves for a seat.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Jamieson to this entry?)
large container for storing coal
container for storing coal or fuel oil for a ship's engine
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- (nautical) To load a vessel with oil or coal for the engine.
- (golf) To hit a golfball into a bunker.
- (paintball) To fire constantly at a hiding opponent, preventing them from firing at other players and trapping them behind the barrier. This can also refer to eliminating an opponent behind cover by rushing the position and firing at extremely close range as the player becomes exposed.
To load a vessel with oil or coal for the engine
To hit a golfball into a bunker
bunker m (plural bunkers)
- "bunker" in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
bùnker m (Cyrillic spelling бу̀нкер)
declension of bunker