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Definition of the noun air-raid shelter

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noun

  1. 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

noun

  1. A structure, often a reinforced underground shelter designed to give protection against air raids.

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  1. 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.
    • also known as Air Raid Shelter; 50-80-13-1600; Battery Selfridge, Honolulu; Battery Hawkins; 50-80-13-1602; Battery Hawkins, Honolulu
    • part of Honolulu, Hawaii
  2. 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.
    • also known as Air Raid Shelter; 50-80-13-1601; Battery Jackson, Honolulu
    • part of Honolulu, Hawaii

Miscellanea

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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Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

race marker pylon air-raid alarm siren air-raid shelter bunker air-raid signal alert, siren air-raid warning siren airship blimp, dirigible, zeppelin air spirit Ariel, sylph air sportsman skydiver air stewardess hostess airtight firm, flawless, foolproof, ...

Google previewPonapean-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: ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Rhyming Slang (2013)

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.

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

-elter, belter, felter, kelter, melter, pelter, shelter, skelter, smelter, spelter, swelter, welter; bomb shelter, tax shelter; air-raid shelter, helter-skelter. -elving, delving, helving, shelving. -eman. See -eeman. -ember, ember, member; cardmember, ...

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