Meaning of BUNKER in English

BUNKER

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

bunker buster

coal bunker

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

concrete

It's rather like a concrete bunker but hopefully with some work we can make it look quite nice.

The primary edifice, Mandeville Center, is about as inviting as a concrete bunker .

■ NOUN

coal

In the backyards were the brick wash-houses and the coal bunkers .

fairway

His tee shot lacked the necessary left-to-right spin and finished in one of the two fairway bunkers .

After hitting it in a fairway bunker , he pounded another 9-iron to 25 feet and 2-putted for par.

Trying to power it out he only succeeded in finding a fairway bunker .

What he did was send his drive over both familiar fairway bunkers 313 yards - all uphill.

■ VERB

go

He went into the right-hand bunker , the one place you shouldn't go.

Up to that time coal was chiefly used as a domestic fuel but from 1812 onwards it went to sea as bunker fuel.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Each bunker guard strained intently at the night shadows before him.

From the right-hand group of trees, he went into the front left-hand bunker .

Given better fortune, shots that bounced off hillocks and into bunkers might have bounced on to greens.

The grass caught his club-head and he hoicked his ball into one of those bunkers.

The primary edifice, Mandeville Center, is about as inviting as a concrete bunker .

Then they'd have a use for their bunkers.

Trying to power it out he only succeeded in finding a fairway bunker .

Was it a plan to build a last secure bunker in the Lena Valley if Leningrad and Moscow fell to the blitzkrieg?

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