verb (used with object)
- to provide fuel for (a vessel).
- to convey (bulk cargo, except grain) from a vessel to an adjacent storehouse.
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Example sentences from the Web for bunker
They’d given up on the greater good and retreated to their own bunkers, leaving the rest of us to burn.The Climate Crisis Is Worse Than You Can Imagine. Here’s What Happens If You Try.|by Elizabeth Weil|January 25, 2021|ProPublica
For example, advanced bio-fuels cost 600% more than the bunker fuel that cargo ships run on.Bill Gates: Here's a Formula That Explains Where We Need to Invest in Climate Innovation|Bill Gates|January 22, 2021|Time
He’ll get a bunker dug out beneath Mar-a-Lago, and he’ll be hurried down there by tight-lipped men in suits every time there’s a thunderstorm.Gene Weingarten: It ain’t over until the fat man sings|Gene Weingarten|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
Lawmakers barricaded themselves inside offices, bunkers and laid on the floors of the House and Senate.This Time, Impeachment Seems to Be a No-Brainer for Democrats|Philip Elliott|January 12, 2021|Time
The unmarked offices sprinkled around the building where backroom deals are typically made became makeshift bunkers.The Breach of the Capitol Spooked Us — As It Should Have|Philip Elliott|January 7, 2021|Time
Whatever the reason, Burton was committed enough to leave tiny Bunker Hill to seek out her beau.
Bunker, along with his brothers Herbert and Lamar, started buying silver in 1970, when it was $1.94 an ounce.
Nelson Bunker Hunt, who died this week, made and lost billions of dollars.
You feel like you need to bunker up, hide away, and arm yourself.David Oyelowo on Playing Martin Luther King Jr., Ebola Fears, and Race in Hollywood|Marlow Stern|October 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The bunker, so crucial during the final years of the Cold War in the Baltic, was only declassified in 2003.The Secret Soviet Power Bunker—in Latvia, a Hiding Place for the Elite|Brandon Presser|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Corner stone of Bunker hill monument laid with great and enthusiastic ceremonies; Lafayette being present.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
Well, we couldn't even think Bunker Hill but what she'd pipe up about the Alamo.The Sunbridge Girls at Six Star Ranch|Eleanor H. (Eleanor Hodgman) Porter
The door in this bunker had been dropped probably when water was first discovered, which was a few minutes after the collision.
There was another water-tight door at the after end of the water-tight passage through the bunker immediately aft of D bulkhead.
Holding the transmitter tightly Hendricks called the code of the command bunker.Second Variety|Philip Kindred Dick
British Dictionary definitions for bunker
- to drive (the ball) into a bunker
- (passive) to have one's ball trapped in a bunker
- to fuel (a ship)
- to transfer (cargo) from a ship to a storehouse