Shelter

  • 1 Shelter — refers to a, typically basic structure or building that covers or provides protection, including the following:;Protection from the weather*Dugout (shelter), a primitive house made by digging a hole in the ground *Public transport stops, such as …

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  • 2 Shelter — Жанр хардкор панк, поп панк Годы 1991 настоящее время Страна …

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  • 3 Shelter — steht für: Hardened Aircraft Shelter, Flugzeugunterstand für Kampfflugzeuge Shelter Island, Stadt in Suffolk, USA Dry Deck Shelter, U Boot Modul, erlaubt Tauchern das einfache Betreten und Verlassen eines getauchten U Bootes Shelter (Band),… …

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  • 4 shelter — Ⅰ. shelter UK US /ˈʃeltər/ verb [T] TAX ► US if you shelter income, you find a legal way to avoid paying tax on it: »shelter savings/assets shelter sth from sb/sth »The company needs to act now to shelter its assets from the taxman. Ⅱ. shelter UK …

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  • 5 shelter — n Shelter, cover, retreat, refuge, asylum, sanctuary can mean the state or a place in which one is safe or secure from whatever threatens or disturbs. Shelter usually implies the protection of something that temporarily covers (as a shield or a… …

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  • 6 Shelter — Shel ter, n. [Cf. OE. scheltrun, shiltroun, schelltrome, scheldtrome, a guard, squadron, AS. scildtruma a troop of men with shields; scild shield + truma a band of men. See {Shield}, n.] 1. That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Shelter — Datos generales Origen Nueva York, Estados Unidos de América Información artística Género(s) Hardcore Punk Hardcore Meló …

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  • 8 shelter — I (protection) noun aid, asylum, care, cover, covering, coverture, defense, habitation, harbor, haven, home, house, lodging, place of refuge, preservation, receptaculum, refuge, retreat, roof, safety, sanctuary, screen, security, shield,… …

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  • 9 Shelter — Shel ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sheltered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sheltering}.] 1. To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect. [1913 Webster] Those ruins sheltered once his sacred head.… …

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  • 10 shelter — [shel′tər] n. [prob. < ME scheltroun, earlier scheltrum < OE sceldtruma, lit., shield troop, body of men protected by interlocked shields < scield (see SHIELD) + truma, an array, troop; akin to trum, strong: (see TRIM)] 1. something that …

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  • 11 Shelter — Shel ter, v. i. To take shelter. [1913 Webster] There oft the Indian herdsman, shunning heat, Shelters in cool. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 12 shelter — [n] protection, habitat apartment, asylum, cave, condo, co op, cover, covert, crib*, defense, den, digs*, dwelling, guard, guardian, harbor, harborage, haven, hermitage, hide, hideaway, hideout, hole in the wall*, home, homeplate*, house, housing …

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  • 13 shelter — ► NOUN 1) a place giving protection from bad weather or danger. 2) a place providing food and accommodation for the homeless. 3) a shielded condition; protection. ► VERB 1) provide with shelter. 2) find refuge or take cover. 3) …

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  • 14 Shelter — a British ↑charity organization that helps people who are ↑homeless (=do not have a home to live in) …

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  • 15 shelter — shel|ter1 [ˈʃeltə US ər] n [Date: 1500 1600; Origin: Perhaps from sheltron group of fighting soldiers protected by shields (11 16 centuries), from Old English scieldtruma, from scield shield + truma group of soldiers ] 1.) [U] a place to live,… …

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  • 16 shelter — noun 1 protection from danger/bad weather VERB + SHELTER ▪ afford (sb), give (sb), offer (sb), provide (sb with) ▪ The great trees gave shelter from the wind. ▪ need ▪ …

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  • 17 shelter — 1 noun 1 (U) a place to live, considered as one of the basic needs of life: They are in desperate need of food, clothing and shelter. 2 (U) protection, from danger or from wind, rain, hot sun etc: the shelter of: We eventually reached the shelter …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 shelter — I UK [ˈʃeltə(r)] / US [ˈʃeltər] noun Word forms shelter : singular shelter plural shelters ** 1) a) [countable] a place where people are protected from bad weather or from danger We built a temporary shelter out of branches. a bus shelter a bomb… …

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  • 19 shelter — shelterer, n. shelteringly, adv. shelterless, adj. shelterlessness, n. /shel teuhr/, n. 1. something beneath, behind, or within which a person, animal, or thing is protected from storms, missiles, adverse conditions, etc.; refuge. 2. the… …

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  • 20 shelter — shel|ter1 [ ʃeltər ] noun ** 1. ) count a place where people are protected from bad weather or from danger: We built a temporary shelter out of branches. a bomb shelter a ) uncount a place or situation in which you are protected from bad weather… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English