What does bunker mean?

Definitions for bunkerˈbʌŋ kər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bunker.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bunker, sand trap, trap(noun)

    a hazard on a golf course

  2. bunker(noun)

    a large container for storing fuel

    "the ship's bunkers were full of coal"

  3. bunker, dugout(verb)

    a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground

  4. bunker(verb)

    hit a golf ball into a bunker

  5. bunker(verb)

    fill (a ship's bunker) with coal or oil

  6. bunker(verb)

    transfer cargo from a ship to a warehouse

Wiktionary

  1. bunker(Noun)

    A hardened shelter, often buried partly or fully underground, designed to protect the inhabitants from falling bombs or other attacks.

  2. bunker(Noun)

    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.

  3. bunker(Noun)

    A container for storing coal or fuel oil for a ship's engine.

  4. bunker(Noun)

    A sand-filled hollow on a golf course.

  5. bunker(Noun)

    An obstacle used to block an opposing player's view and field of fire.

  6. bunker(Verb)

    To load a vessel with oil or coal for the engine.

  7. bunker(Verb)

    To hit a golfball into a bunker.

  8. bunker(Verb)

    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.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bunker(noun)

    a sort of chest or box, as in a window, the lid of which serves for a seat

  2. Bunker(noun)

    a large bin or similar receptacle; as, a coal bunker

Freebase

  1. Bunker

    A bunker is a defensive military fortification designed to protect the inhabitants from falling bombs or other attacks. Bunkers are mostly below ground, compared to blockhouses which are mostly above ground. They were used extensively in World War I, World War II, and the Cold War for weapons facilities, command and control centers, and storage facilities. Bunkers can also be used as protection from tornadoes. Trench bunkers are small concrete structures, partly dug into the ground. Many artillery installations, especially for coastal artillery, have historically been protected by extensive bunker systems. Typical industrial bunkers include mining sites, food storage areas, dumps for materials, data storage, and sometimes living quarters. When a house is purpose-built with a bunker, the normal location is a reinforced below-ground bathroom with fibre-reinforced plastic shells. Bunkers deflect the blast wave from nearby explosions to prevent ear and internal injuries to people sheltering in the bunker. Nuclear bunkers must also cope with the underpressure that lasts for several seconds after the shock wave passes, and block radiation. A bunker's doors must be at least as strong as the walls. In bunkers inhabited for prolonged periods, large amounts of ventilation or air conditioning must be provided. Bunkers can be destroyed with powerful explosives and bunkerbusting warheads. The crew of a pillbox can be killed with flamethrowers.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bunker in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bunker in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Andrea Rocchelli:

    When we saw those photos of the children in the bunker.

  2. Anonymous:

    Is my friend in the bunker or is the bastard on the green

  3. Henrik Pedersen:

    We are not a very big part of the company, we're the ship-owning part of OW Bunker and Trading. And that was our biggest client, of course, but we have always been run as a separate company.

  4. Dustin Johnson:

    Standing there over my second shot at 18 on that Sunday I didn't think I was standing in a sand trap, there was just so much spectator rubbish in that bunker like candy wrappers, a Gatorade bottle, beer cans and all kinds of stuff including plenty of foot prints.

  5. Scott Pilkington and Paul Dean:

    Shipowners are left facing double jeopardy and competing demands for payment for the same supplies of bunkers from both insolvent OW Bunker and from physical suppliers, owners and operators who have not settled OW Bunker's claims will now face renewed action by ING Bank.

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