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Definition of the noun air-raid shelter
What does air-raid shelter mean as a name of something?
- a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids
Alternative definition of the noun air-raid shelter
- A structure, often a reinforced underground shelter designed to give protection against air raids.
- synonym: bomb shelter
- Air-raid Shelter a.k.a. Battery Selfridge: Battery Hawkins was an coastal artillery battery at Fort Kamehameha Military Reservation in Honolulu, Hawaii. Battery Hawkins was constructed in 1914 to defend Pearl Harbor from attack, and was equipped with two 3-inch guns with a range of about 6,000 yards.
- Air-raid Shelter a.k.a. Battery Jackson was an coastal artillery battery at Fort Kamehameha Military Reservation in Honolulu, Hawaii. Battery Jackson was constructed in 1913 to defend Pearl Harbor from attack, and was equipped with two 6-inch guns on disappearing carriages, with a range of about 15,000 yards.
Air-raid shelter: Air-raid shelters, also known as bomb shelters, are structures for the protection of non-combatants as well as combatants against enemy attacks from the air. They are similar to bunkers in many regards, although they are not designed to defend against ground attack.
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Ponapean-English Dictionary (1979)
by Kenneth L. Rehg, Damian G. Sohl
air-raid shelter man-made cave, air- raid shelter: pwohkungo. airfield airport, airfield: skohso, wasahn sompihr. airplane: ...
by Julian Franklyn
helter-skelter Air-Raid Shelter. 20 C. but obsolete with the need to run helter- skelter to anair-raid shelter. Recordedin NewStatesman, 30 August 1941.
by Random House
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