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Shelter

Meanings and phrases

shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
  2. protective covering that provides protection from the weather
  3. the condition of being protected; protection
  4. temporary housing for homeless or displaced persons
  5. a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings; tax shelter

shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. provide shelter for
  2. invest (money) so that it is not taxable

air-raid shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids; bomb shelter; bombproof

bomb shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a chamber (often underground) reinforced against bombing and provided with food and living facilities; used during air raids; air-raid shelter; bombproof
E.g.
  • He also made frequent trips back and forth from the hotel's bomb shelter.
  • In the 1960s, a bomb shelter was constructed to protect guests during American air raids.
  • Most recently, the caves functioned as a bomb shelter, holding 3,000 people for 8 days in 1944.

collapsible shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a portable shelter (usually of canvas stretched over supporting poles and fastened to the ground with ropes and pegs); tent

fallout shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a shelter to protect occupants from the fallout from an atomic bomb

shelter deck

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. upper deck having no overhead protection from the weather, but sheltering the deck below; weather deck

shelter tent

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a wedge-shaped tent; usually without a floor or windows; pup tent

tax shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a way of organizing business to reduce the taxes it must pay on current earnings; shelter

take shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The druid leads them to a hamlet where they take shelter in a cottage.
  • Edes sent "Arabella" to Macao to take shelter under the Portuguese guns.
  • This warning required schools to close and advised people to take shelter indoors.

took shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is estimated that about 2,000 people took shelter nationwide.
  • When the storm became too much, the two took shelter at Crimson Lights.
  • Across the island group, about 2,000 people took shelter, some in caves.

food and shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Keb provided food and shelter to victims of the storm.
  • He first arrived in Torrejón de Ardoz for food and shelter.
  • Natural and necessary desires include the desires for food and shelter.

seek shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It begins to rain and they seek shelter.
  • Many people had to seek shelter on higher ground and many people were marooned.
  • As the storm approached, residents of low-lying areas were advised to seek shelter.

homeless shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A work lieutenant tortured those at the homeless shelter.
  • "The Reverend" Shepherd, who runs the local homeless shelter.
  • The leftover food is often donated to a local homeless shelter.

provide shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lower shrubs provide shelter for small mammals.
  • During the Munich crisis, local authorities dug trenches to provide shelter.
  • During this time he and his brother continued to provide shelter and aid to certain Cathars.

raid shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During World War II the tunnel served as air raid shelter.
  • The tunnels were used as an air raid shelter during World War II.
  • During the Second World War, the tunnel was used as an air raid shelter.

sought shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Leto sought shelter in many lands, only to be rejected by them.
  • At the fall of Troy, Cassandra sought shelter in the temple of Athena.
  • The people now lived in the ruins or sought shelter in the outlying villages.

air raid shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • During World War II the tunnel served as air raid shelter.
  • The tunnels were used as an air raid shelter during World War II.
  • During the Second World War, the tunnel was used as an air raid shelter.

rock shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The paintings represented on rock shelter are divided into five panels.
  • Occupation of the Warratyi rock shelter dates back approximately 49,000 years.
  • Nearby is a four-stone circle and, at Cratcliffe Tor, a rock shelter known as the Hermit's Cave.

provided shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The cave provided shelter and maintained a constant temperature.
  • A canopy covered the entire platform, and eight windbreaks also provided shelter.
  • But when the Caldwell organization faltered, it provided shelter to the Chaminade group.

animal shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She helped run the animal shelter and was part of raids related to cruelty to animals.
  • The animal shelter gave Meow a strict high-protein diet intended to make the cat lose weight.
  • However, Meow died of lung failure two weeks after entering the animal shelter, on May 5, 2012.

waiting shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The station once had a waiting shelter for passengers which took the form of a traditional M.E.R.
  • The down platform had a waiting shelter and at the far end of the platform was a raised timber built signal box.
  • A goods loop and signal box were added in 1911, this was extended on 8.7.1943 and a short down platform with a concrete waiting shelter was added.

temporary shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A temporary shelter was established for survivors in the Solai Boy's High School.
  • After dropping the two-year-old off at a temporary shelter, she was able to return home safely.
  • Log houses called “picket” huts, tents, and rough frame structures were constructed as temporary shelter.

seeking shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Brown appears, seeking shelter for the night.
  • Many of those seeking shelter in the tunnels were killed.
  • Some of the people seeking shelter in the church crypt were killed or injured.

find shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A hurricane was brewing, so he continued on, hoping to find shelter on Hispaniola.
  • Hoping to find shelter inside, they come face to face with Kidder (Hazeldine), the man who lives there.
  • In winter they find shelter in dark shady places such as under compost, timber, hedges and fence palings.

emergency shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • An emergency shelter was prepared on the island.
  • This hut is intended for emergency shelter overnight and for day use.
  • They also had a space to offer emergency shelter to "battered women", as victims of violence were called at the time.

shelter during

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The tunnels were used as an air raid shelter during World War II.
  • The pregnant one is trying desperately to reach shelter during a snowstorm.
  • During the Second World War, the tunnel was used as a shelter during bombardments.

found shelter

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • There, Bose found shelter with various Pan-Asian groups.
  • Alfonso fled to Álava where he found shelter with his maternal relatives.
  • Bánáthy's family, along with other officers and their families, found shelter at first in farmhouses, and later in bunkers, caves, and trenches.
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