Quonset hut

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Quonset hut

(ˈkwɒnsɪt)
n
(Military) trademark US a military shelter made of corrugated steel sheet, having a semicircular cross section. Brit equivalent: Nissen hut
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Quon′set hut`

(ˈkwɒn sɪt)
Trademark.
a semicylindrical metal shelter having end walls.
[orig. developed for U.S. military forces at Quonset Naval Base, Rhode Island]
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Noun1.Quonset hut - a prefabricated hut of corrugated iron having a semicircular cross section
army hut, field hut, hut - temporary military shelter
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