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Meaning of BUNKER

Pronunciation:  'bungkur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a hazard on a golf course
  2. [n]  a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground
  3. [v]  hit a golf ball into a bunker
  4. [v]  transfer cargo form a ship to a warehouse
  5. [v]  fill a ship's bunker with coal or oil
 

BUNKER is a 6 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: dugout, sand trap, trap
 
 See Also: fortification, fox hole, foxhole, fuel, funk hole, golf course, golf links, hazard, hit, links, munition, shift, transfer

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Bun"ker\, n. [Scot. bunker, bunkart, a bench, or low
    chest, serving for a seat. Cf. {Bunk}, {Bank}, {Bench}.]
    1. A sort of chest or box, as in a window, the lid of which
       serves for a seat. [Scot.] --Jamieson.
    
    2. A large bin or similar receptacle; as, a coal bunker.
    
    
  2. \Bun"ker\, n.
    1. A small sand hole or pit, as on a golf course. [Scot.]
       --Sir W. Scott.
    
    2. (Golf) Hence, any rough hazardous ground on the links;
       also, an artificial hazard with built-up faces.
    
    
  3. \Bun"ker\, v. t. (Golf)
    To drive (the ball) into a bunker.
    
    
 
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