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EtymologyEdit

Originally Scots, possibly related to bunk.

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈbʌŋkɚ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌŋkə(r)

NounEdit

bunker (plural bunkers)

 
A tank locomotive running bunker first at the head of a train (sense 4)
 
A bunker on a golf course (sense 5)
  1. (military) A hardened shelter, often buried partly or fully underground, designed to protect the inhabitants from falling bombs or other attacks.
  2. (Britain) A large container or bin for storing coal, often built outside in the yard of a house. Now rare, as different types of fuels and energy sources are being used.
  3. (nautical) A container for storing coal or fuel oil for a ship's engine. [Also, by extension] the quantity of fuel needed to replenish that container.
  4. (rail transport) the coal compartment on a tank engine.
  5. (golf) A sand-filled hollow on a golf course.
  6. (paintball) An obstacle used to block an opposing player's view and field of fire.
  7. (Scotland) A sort of chest or box, as in a window, the lid of which serves for a seat.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jamieson to this entry?)
  8. (Scotland, slang) A kitchen worktop.
  9. (Britain, slang) One who bunks off; a truant from school.
  10. Certain fish, menhaden.

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VerbEdit

bunker (third-person singular simple present bunkers, present participle bunkering, simple past and past participle bunkered)

  1. (nautical) To load a vessel with oil or coal for the engine.
  2. (golf) To hit a golf ball into a bunker.
  3. (paintball) To fire constantly at a hiding opponent, preventing them from firing at other players and trapping them behind the barrier. This can also refer to eliminating an opponent behind cover by rushing the position and firing at extremely close range as the player becomes exposed.

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English bunker.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bunker m (plural bunkers, diminutive bunkertje n)

  1. bunker (low-lying fortification built into the landscape)
    Synonym: kazemat
  2. (golf) bunker (hole with a surface of sand or dirt, placed on a golf course as a barrier)
  3. bunker, cargo hold, storage room

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FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from German Bunker

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /buŋ.kɛʁ/, /buŋ.kœʁ/

NounEdit

bunker m (plural bunkers)

  1. (military) bunker

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English bunker

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bunker m (plural bunkers)

  1. (golf) bunker

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

bunker m

  1. indefinite plural of bunke

Etymology 2Edit

From English bunker

NounEdit

bunker m (definite singular bunkeren, indefinite plural bunkere, definite plural bunkerne)

  1. bunker (storage for fuel on a ship)
  2. bunker (reinforced shelter)
  3. bunker (on a golf course)
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit
  • bunkers (fuel oil, military bunker)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English bunker

NounEdit

bunker m (definite singular bunkeren, indefinite plural bunkerar, definite plural bunkerane)

  1. bunker (storage for fuel on a ship)
  2. bunker (reinforced shelter)
  3. bunker (on a golf course)

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

  • bunkers (fuel oil, militsry bunker)

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

bunker m (plural bunkeres)

  1. bunker

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bǔnker/
  • Hyphenation: bun‧ker

NounEdit

bùnker m (Cyrillic spelling бу̀нкер)

  1. bunker (hardened shelter)
  2. bunker (container for storing coal or fuel oil for a ship's engine)

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

bunker m (plural bunkers)

  1. bunker