Cyclone cellar
Cyclone cellar Cyclone cellar or Cyclone pit Cyclone pit . A cellar or excavation used for refuge from a cyclone, or tornado. [Middle U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • cyclone cellar — ☆ cyclone cellar n. a deep cellar for shelter during heavy windstorms …   English World dictionary

  • cyclone cellar — noun an underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes • Syn: ↑storm cellar, ↑tornado cellar • Hypernyms: ↑shelter * * * noun : a cellar or covered excavation for refuge from a cyclone or other dangerous windstorm * * * a cellar or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyclone cellar — a cellar or other underground place for shelter from cyclones and tornadoes. Also called storm cellar. [1885 90, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • cyclone cellar — noun Date: 1887 storm cellar …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cyclone cellar — noun a domestic underground shelter used as protection from severe winds Syn: storm cellar …   Wiktionary

  • cyclone cellar — cy′clone cel lar n. bui a cellar or other underground place for shelter from cyclones and tornadoes • Etymology: 1885–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Cyclone pit — Cyclone cellar Cyclone cellar or Cyclone pit Cyclone pit . A cellar or excavation used for refuge from a cyclone, or tornado. [Middle U. S.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cellar — Synonyms and related words: archives, armory, arsenal, attic, bank, basement, bay, bin, bonded warehouse, bookcase, box, bunker, buttery, cargo dock, cellarage, chest, closet, coal bin, conservatory, crate, crib, cupboard, cyclone cellar,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cellar — n. a cyclone, storm; wine cellar * * * [ selə] storm wine cellar a cyclone …   Combinatory dictionary

  • cellar — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. basement, subcellar; vault, shelter; wine, cyclone, etc. See receptacle, lowness. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. basement, half basement, underground room, vault; see basement 1 . III (Roget s 3… …   English dictionary for students

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