fallout shelter

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Noun1.fallout shelter - a shelter to protect occupants from the fallout from an atomic bombfallout shelter - a shelter to protect occupants from the fallout from an atomic bomb
shelter - a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
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Take cover in a building bearing a yellow fallout shelter symbol.
She's a newly wealthy young woman who had just bought a membership into The End Timers luxury fallout shelter.
through caves that contain a mummified bobcat, a model of a prehistoric giant sloth whose bones were found in the cavern, and tinned biscuits from when it was to be a Cold War fallout shelter, you have signed on the dotted line of a very American contract.
The 1950s is invoked as a dark time in history, the imminent arrival of "little green men" somehow synonymous with the coordinates of the local fallout shelter all good schoolchildren of that era knew as well as the palms of their own hands, the seeming likelihood of global thermonuclear war breaking out at any given moment, the continuing fear of and indoctrination against the prevailing Red Menace or the international Communist conspiracy, and the perennial bombardment of the American public by anti-Communist propaganda.
In 3 Stars and a Sun, set 70 years from now, Pinasland is covered by a Stormdome-a geodesic sphere custom-engineered to withstand hurricane-force winds and heavy loads of rain and other extreme weather, thus making the country, or what's left habitable of it, a virtual fallout shelter.
For the best games of 2015, the list includes Marvel Future Fight, Fast and Furious: Legacy, ZigZag, Clash of Clans, Minions Paradise, Magic Rush: Heroes, Angry Birds 2, Asphalt Nitro, Need for Speed: No Limits, Star Wars: Uprising and Fallout Shelter, all of these being free.
At the presentation, Bethesda also announced that Fallout Shelter is making its way to Android devices next month.
But if Fallout 4 is the main course, then mobile game Fallout Shelter is the appetiser - and it's completely free to get your teeth into.
Like all challenging endeavors, it depends far more on what's in your head than what's in your kit, or gun safe or even your Zombie Apocalypse fallout shelter.
Against the odds, there''s a bit of romance between their two characters - and on the very first day of filming they had to film a love scene set in a nuclear fallout shelter.
But unless one is a complete misogynist or has spent the last sixty years isolated in a fallout shelter, the genre's blatant sexism and racism detract from the stories.