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Definition 1: a hazard on a golf course - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for bunker in the sense of this definition

(bunker is a kind of ...) an obstacle on a golf course

(... is part of bunker) course consisting of a large landscaped area for playing golf

Definition 2: a fortification of earth; mostly or entirely below ground - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for bunker in the sense of this definition

(bunker is a kind of ...) defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it

(... is a kind of bunker ) a small dugout with a pit for individual shelter against enemy fire

(... is a kind of bunker ) dugout as a place of safe retreat (when in a funk)

Definition 3: a large container for storing fuel - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where bunker or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the ship's bunkers were full of coal

(bunker is a kind of ...) any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)

Definition 4: hit a golf ball into a bunker - [verb of contact]

(bunker is a kind of ...) cause to move by striking

"hit a ball"

Definition 5: transfer cargo from a ship to a warehouse - [verb of motion]

(bunker is a kind of ...) move around

"transfer the packet from his trouser pockets to a pocket in his jacket"

Definition 6: fill (a ship's bunker) with coal or oil - [verb of possession]

(bunker is a kind of ...) provide with a combustible substance that provides energy

"fuel aircraft, ships, and cars"

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