Meaning of COFFER in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈkɔfə ]

n. 1 a box, esp. a large strongbox for valuables. 2 (in pl.) a treasury or store of funds. 3 a sunken panel in a ceiling etc. øcoffer-dam a watertight enclosure pumped dry to permit work below the waterline on building bridges etc., or for repairing a ship. øøcoffered adj. [ME f. OF coffre f. L cophinus f. Gk kophinos basket]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.