bunker

Primary Meanings of bunker

1.
nv
a large container for storing fuel
fill (a ship's bunker) with coal or oil
2.
n
a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground
3.
nv
a hazard on a golf course
hit a golf ball into a bunker
Full Definitions of bunker
1

n a large container for storing fuel

“the ship's bunkers were full of coal”
Type of:
container
any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

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

Type of:
fuel
provide with a combustible substance that provides energy

v transfer cargo from a ship to a warehouse

Type of:
shift, transfer
move around
2

n a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground

Synonyms:
dugout
Types:
fox hole, foxhole
a small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy fire
funk hole
dugout as a place of safe retreat (when in a funk)
Type of:
fortification, munition
defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
3

n a hazard on a golf course

Synonyms:
sand trap, trap
Type of:
hazard
an obstacle on a golf course

v hit a golf ball into a bunker

Type of:
hit
cause to move by striking

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