Bunker

Definition of Bunker

Bun´ker
n.1.
1.A sort of chest or box, as in a window, the lid of which serves for a seat.
2.A large bin or similar receptacle; as, a coal bunker.
3.A small sand hole or pit, as on a golf course.
4.(Golf) Hence, any rough hazardous ground on the links; also, an artificial hazard with built-up faces.
5.(Mil.) A fortified position dug into the ground, especially one which is closed on top and has protective walls and roof, e. g. of reinforced concrete. For defending positions it usually has windows to view the surrounding terrain, but as a safe location for planning operations or storage, a bunker may be completely underground with no direct access to the surface.
v. t.1.(Golf) To drive (the ball) into a bunker.

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