Meaning of BUNKER in English


[bun.ker] n [Sc bonker chest, box] (1839) 1: a bin or compartment for storage; esp: one on shipboard for the ship's fuel

2. a: a protective embankment or dugout; esp: a fortified chamber mostly below ground often built of reinforced concrete and provided with embrasures b: a sand trap or embankment constituting a hazard on a golf course -- bun.kered adj

[2]bunker vb bun.kered ; vi (1891): to fill a ship's bunker with coal or oil ~ vt 1: to place or store in a bunker

2: to hit (a golf ball or shot) into a bunker

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