storm cellar

Synonyms and related words:
abri, air-raid shelter, basement, bomb shelter, bombproof, bunker, cave, cellar, cellarage, coal bin, concealment, cover, covert, coverture, cyclone cellar, dugout, earth, fallout shelter, foxhole, funk hole, hold, hole, potato cellar, safety zone, shelter, storm cave, subbasement, trench, wine cellar

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  • Storm cellar — on the Texas plains. A storm shelter or storm cellar is a type of underground bunker designed to protect the occupants from violent severe weather, particularly tornadoes. They are most commonly seen in the US Midwest ( Tornado Alley ) and… …   Wikipedia

  • storm cellar — ☆ storm cellar n. CYCLONE CELLAR …   English World dictionary

  • storm cellar — storm .cellar n AmE a place under a house where you can go to be safe during violent storms …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • storm cellar — noun an underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes • Syn: ↑cyclone cellar, ↑tornado cellar • Hypernyms: ↑shelter * * * noun or storm cave …   Useful english dictionary

  • storm cellar — storm′ cel lar n. a cellar or underground chamber for refuge during violent storms; cyclone cellar • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • storm cellar — a cellar or underground chamber for refuge during violent storms; cyclone cellar. [1900 05] * * * …   Universalium

  • storm cellar — noun Date: circa 1902 a cellar or covered excavation designed for protection from dangerous windstorms (as tornadoes) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • storm cellar — /ˈstɔm sɛlə/ (say stawm seluh) noun US a cellar or underground chamber for refuge during violent storms …   Australian English dictionary

  • storm cellar — noun An underground structure used to shelter from storms that have high winds, such as a tornado …   Wiktionary

  • storm cellar — noun (C) AmE a place under a house where you can go to be safe during violent storms …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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