• Definition for "fallout shelter"
    • A thick-walled building, generally beneath the floor, built…
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fallout shelter definition

  • noun:
    • A thick-walled building, generally beneath the floor, built so people are able to keep away from dirt after a nuclear explosion.
    • a shelter to protect occupants from the fallout from an atomic bomb
    • A thick-walled building, usually in floor, built to ensure people will keep away from dirt after a nuclear explosion.
    • a shelter to safeguard occupants from fallout from an atomic bomb
    • A thick-walled building, frequently under the floor, built so that men and women could well keep away from dust after a nuclear explosion.
    • a shelter to guard occupants through the fallout from an atomic bomb
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