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bun·ker

 (bŭng′kər)
n.
1.
a. A bin or tank especially for fuel storage, as on a ship.
b. often bunkers Fuel, such as coal or fuel oil, used especially in ships.
2. An underground fortification, often with a concrete projection above ground level for observation or gun emplacements.
3. Sports See sand trap.
tr.v. bun·kered, bun·ker·ing, bun·kers
1. To store or place (fuel) in a bunker.
2. Sports To hit (a golf ball) into a sand trap.

[Scots bonker, chest, perhaps of Scandinavian origin.]

bun′ker adj.

bunker

(ˈbʌŋkə)
n
1. a large storage container or tank, as for coal
2. (Golf) Also called (esp US and Canadian): sand trap an obstacle on a golf course, usually a sand-filled hollow bordered by a ridge
3. (Fortifications) an underground shelter, often of reinforced concrete and with a bank and embrasures for guns above ground
vb
4. (Golf) (tr) golf
a. to drive (the ball) into a bunker
b. (passive) to have one's ball trapped in a bunker
5. (Nautical Terms) (tr) nautical
a. to fuel (a ship)
b. to transfer (cargo) from a ship to a storehouse
[C16 (in the sense: chest, box): from Scottish bonkar, of unknown origin]

bun•ker

(ˈbʌŋ kər)
n.
1. a large bin or receptacle; a fixed chest or box: a coal bunker.
2. a partially underground chamber, often of reinforced concrete, built as a bomb shelter or as part of a fortification.
3. Golf. any obstacle, as a sand trap or mound of dirt, constituting a hazard.
v.t.
4. to provide fuel for (a vessel).
adj.
5. characterized by or given to desperate or extreme measures to avoid defeat: a bunker mentality.
[1750–60; earlier bonkar (Scots) chest, serving also as a seat]

bunker


Past participle: bunkered
Gerund: bunkering

Imperative
bunker
bunker
Present
I bunker
you bunker
he/she/it bunkers
we bunker
you bunker
they bunker
Preterite
I bunkered
you bunkered
he/she/it bunkered
we bunkered
you bunkered
they bunkered
Present Continuous
I am bunkering
you are bunkering
he/she/it is bunkering
we are bunkering
you are bunkering
they are bunkering
Present Perfect
I have bunkered
you have bunkered
he/she/it has bunkered
we have bunkered
you have bunkered
they have bunkered
Past Continuous
I was bunkering
you were bunkering
he/she/it was bunkering
we were bunkering
you were bunkering
they were bunkering
Past Perfect
I had bunkered
you had bunkered
he/she/it had bunkered
we had bunkered
you had bunkered
they had bunkered
Future
I will bunker
you will bunker
he/she/it will bunker
we will bunker
you will bunker
they will bunker
Future Perfect
I will have bunkered
you will have bunkered
he/she/it will have bunkered
we will have bunkered
you will have bunkered
they will have bunkered
Future Continuous
I will be bunkering
you will be bunkering
he/she/it will be bunkering
we will be bunkering
you will be bunkering
they will be bunkering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bunkering
you have been bunkering
he/she/it has been bunkering
we have been bunkering
you have been bunkering
they have been bunkering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bunkering
you will have been bunkering
he/she/it will have been bunkering
we will have been bunkering
you will have been bunkering
they will have been bunkering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bunkering
you had been bunkering
he/she/it had been bunkering
we had been bunkering
you had been bunkering
they had been bunkering
Conditional
I would bunker
you would bunker
he/she/it would bunker
we would bunker
you would bunker
they would bunker
Past Conditional
I would have bunkered
you would have bunkered
he/she/it would have bunkered
we would have bunkered
you would have bunkered
they would have bunkered

bunker

1. (golf) sandtrap
2. An underground military installation for protection against air attack.
3. (sand trap) A type of hazard, usually a sand-filled hollow.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bunker - a hazard on a golf coursebunker - a hazard on a golf course    
golf course, links course - course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf
hazard - an obstacle on a golf course
2.bunker - a large container for storing fuel; "the ship's bunkers were full of coal"
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)
3.bunker - a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground
fortification, munition - defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
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)
Verb1.bunker - hit a golf ball into a bunker
hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
2.bunker - fill (a ship's bunker) with coal or oil
fuel - provide with a combustible substance that provides energy; "fuel aircraft, ships, and cars"
3.bunker - transfer cargo from a ship to a warehouse
shift, transfer - move around; "transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"
Translations
تَجْويفٌ في مَلْعَبِ الغولْفمَلْجَأٌ تَحْتَ الأرْض
bunkrpísková překážka
beskyttelsesrumbunkersandgrav
bunkkerihiekkaeste
bunker
bunkerterepakadály
neîanjarîarbyrgisandglompa
벙커엄폐호
bunkerisduobutėslėptuvė
bedrītebunkursslēptuve
bunkerpiesková prekážka
engelyeraltı sığınağı

bunker

[ˈbʌŋkəʳ]
A. N
1. (= coal bunker) → carbonera f (Naut) → pañol m del carbón
2. (Mil) → refugio m antiaéreo/antinuclear, búnker m
3. (Golf) → búnker m
B. VT
1. (Naut) → proveer de carbón
2. to be bunkered (Golf) → tener la pelota en un búnker (fig) → estar en un atolladero

bunker

[ˈbʌŋkər] n
(= coal store) → coffre m à charbon
(= refuge) → bunker m
(on golf course)bunker m

bunker

n (Naut, Golf, Mil) → Bunker m
vt (Golf) shotin den Bunker schlagen; he was bunkereder hatte den Ball in den Bunker geschlagen

bunker

[bʌŋkəʳ] n (coal bunker) → carbonaia (Mil, Golf) → bunker m inv

bunker

(ˈbaŋkə) noun
1. a hollow containing sand on a golf course.
2. an underground shelter against bombs etc.
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MUMBAI, 18th August, 2019 (WAM) -- Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday inaugurated the underground Bunker Museum in Mumbai, Asian News International, ANI, reported on Sunday.
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AN underground bunker was created in the countryside in the 1960s in case Westminster was attacked by the Soviet Union, files reveal.
TEENAGERS have been using an "underground bunker" in Swansea as a gathering place to take drugs and alcohol.
1945: Adolf Hitler shot himself in his underground bunker beneath the Chancellery in Berlin.
Officers found a vast collection of more than 2.2 million indecent images on SD cards, laptops and tablets - as well as a "secret underground bunker" containing weapons and ammunition - when they searched the home of Geoffrey Crossland in North Yorkshire.
27, 2018 show an entrance to an underground bunker, reinforced shelters and a headquarters.
Israel's Security Cabinet, a forum of senior ministers headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has begun holding its weekly meetings in a secure underground bunker in Jerusalem, Israeli media said on Tuesday.
1945: Adolf Hitler shot himself dead in his underground bunker beneath the Chancellery in Berlin.

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