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English noun: bunker

1. bunker (artifact) a hazard on a golf course

Synonymssand trap, trap

Broader (hypernym)hazard

Part meronymgolf course, links course

2. bunker (artifact) a large container for storing fuel

SamplesThe ship's bunkers were full of coal.

Broader (hypernym)container

3. bunker (artifact) a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground


Broader (hypernym)fortification, munition

Narrower (hyponym)fox hole, foxhole, funk hole

English verb: bunker

1. bunker (contact) hit a golf ball into a bunker

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)hit

2. bunker (possession) fill (a ship's bunker) with coal or oil

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)fuel

3. bunker (motion) transfer cargo from a ship to a warehouse

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)shift, transfer

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