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Meaning of "Quonset hut" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUONSET HUT

Quonset hut  [ˈkwɒnsɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUONSET HUT

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Quonset hut is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES QUONSET HUT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Quonset hut

A Quonset hut is a lightweight prefabricated structure of corrugated galvanized steel having a semicircular cross-section. The design was based on the Nissen hut developed by the British during World War I. The name comes from their site of first manufacture, Quonset Point, at the Davisville Naval Construction Battalion Center in Davisville.

Definition of Quonset hut in the English dictionary

The definition of Quonset hut in the dictionary is ®, US) a military shelter made of corrugated steel sheet, having a semicircular cross section Brit equivalent: Nissen hut.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUONSET HUT


basset
ˈbæsɪt
Consett
ˈkɒnsɪt
corset
ˈkɔːsɪt
deficit
ˈdɛfɪsɪt
Dorset
ˈdɔːsɪt
elicit
ɪˈlɪsɪt
explicit
ɪkˈsplɪsɪt
facet
ˈfæsɪt
faucet
ˈfɔːsɪt
Fawcett
ˈfɔːsɪt
illicit
ɪˈlɪsɪt
implicit
ɪmˈplɪsɪt
lancet
ˈlɑːnsɪt
Narraganset
ˌnærəˈɡænsɪt
Narragansett
ˌnærəˈɡænsɪt
sit
sɪt
solicit
səˈlɪsɪt
Somerset
ˈsʌməsɪt
tacit
ˈtæsɪt
transit
ˈtrænsɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUONSET HUT

Quorn

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUONSET HUT

bahut
bathing hut
beach hut
bhut
chut
cockshut
go phut
half-shut
hut
keep one´s mouth shut
Landshut
mud hut
Nissen hut
open-and-shut
phut
shut
the hut
tramping hut
unshut
with one´s eyes shut

Synonyms and antonyms of Quonset hut in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Quonset hut» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUONSET HUT

Find out the translation of Quonset hut to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Quonset hut from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Quonset hut» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

匡塞特小屋
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Quonset hut
570 millions of speakers

English

Quonset hut
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Quonset झोपड़ी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

Quonset كوخ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Quonset хижина
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Quonset cabana
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কুনসেট কুটির
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

hutte Quonset
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pondok Quonset
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Wellblechhütte
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Quonset小屋
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

막사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Queryet pondok
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

túp lều Quonset
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

க்வன்ஸெட் ஹட்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Quonset झोपडी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Quonset kulübesi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Quonset capanna
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Quonset hut
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Quonset хатина
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Quonset Hut
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Quonset καλύβα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Quonset hut
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Quonset hut
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

quonset hytte
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Quonset hut

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUONSET HUT»

The term «Quonset hut» is regularly used and occupies the 103.100 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «QUONSET HUT» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Quonset hut

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUONSET HUT»

Discover the use of Quonset hut in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Quonset hut and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Quonset Hut: Metal Living for a Modern Age
An unexpected architectural phenomenon-something like a halved tin can turned on its side-swept across the American landscape after World War II: the Quonset hut.
Julie Decker, Chris Chiei, 2005
2
In the Line of Duty: From Fort McLeod to Mayerthorpe
When Schiemann and Myrol arrived, Gordon and Johnston were at the dog run behind the Quonset hut, tending to the dogs. The four of them were having a conversation at the dog run when another RCMP car arrived at the scene carrying ...
Robert Knuckle, 2006
3
The Details of Modern Architecture
Given wartime conditions this seems credible, but remains that the humble Quonset hut, manufactured of the same corrugat< was produced on a much larger scale during and after the war. One mi whether, given the Army's criteria or even ...
Edward R. Ford, 2003
4
The Bronx, in Bits and Pieces
Hildy Sullivan was among those employed in the Quonset hut office. The Castle Hill Houses opened next and remained in use until 1952, and the current public housing was later built on that site. The steel-shelled domed huts got their name  ...
Bill Twomey, 2007
5
How Nashville Became Music City, U.S.A.: 50 Years of Music Row
"Basically we moved all our recording to the Quonset Hut." Slowly but surely, on very lean budgets, the Bradleys removed the flaws from the Quonset Hut. "When we started recording back there, the studio had a tile floor and it had a 'ping' in it,  ...
Michael Kosser, 2006
6
Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling
OTTO BRANDENBERGER FOR THE GEORGE A. FULLER COMPANY The Quonset hut is perhaps the most ubiquitous prefabricated structure born out of a period of war. More an evolution of another wartime typology — the British-built ...
Barry Bergdoll, Peter Christensen, Ron Broadhurst, 2008
7
Navy Medicine in Vietnam: Oral Histories from Dien Bien Phu ...
The casualty receiving area (triage), consisting of one Quonset hut and an open area with a cementfloor and tin roof, was adjacent to a small landing strip. The Pre-op building and X-ray hut were side by side, just up from the receiving area.
Jan K. Herman, 2008
8
The Starday Story: The House that Country Music Built
This meant traveling back and forth, living out of the Clarkston Hotel when in Nashville, and splitting recording obligations between Bill Quinn's Gold Star Studio in Houston and Owen Bradley's Quonset Hut in Nashville. Pierce and Daily ...
Nathan D. Gibson, 2011
9
Coming Out Under Fire: The History of Gay Men and Women in ...
When these cells were full, guards moved Thompson and the other men to a large Quonset hut on a hill, where they were kept under twenty-four-hour armed guard. David Barrett, a storekeeper first class who was seized in the same purge,  ...
Allan Bérubé, 2010
10
New York City: A Short History
... style Quonset-hut apartments in sites such as Canarsie Beach Park, the East Bronx, and Queens. Even more significant for America's future, however, was the desire of young married couples to buy homes in the suburbs. In the counties ...
George J. Lankevich, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUONSET HUT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Quonset hut is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Former Wonder Horse Factory Reopens as The Quonset
An old Quonset hut that once housed the Wonder Horse Toy Factory has been renovated into a special-events space called — what else? — The Quonset. «Memphis Magazine, May 15»
2
Quonset hut provides unique studio for Bremerton artist
The Quonset hut he rents as his home and studio, at the corner of 13th Street and ... That seems unlikely, since Quonset huts became ubiquitous during World ... «Kitsap Sun, May 15»
3
Henderson man has good reason for building igloo-shaped house
His two-story home — with an attached garage in front — also looks like a Quonset hut, a lightweight, easily assembled military dwelling shaped like an airplane ... «Las Vegas Sun, May 15»
4
Throwback Thursday: Meriden parks were once Quonset hut villages
Engineers from the George A. Fuller Co. based the design for the Quonset hut on a World War I-era British Nissan Hut, adding a pressed wood lining to the ... «Meriden Record-Journal, Mar 15»
5
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken is as lousy as its lager namesake
A thoroughly disinterested Anthony Hopkins is Heineken, who spends most of the movie chained to a wall in the soundproofed room of a modified Quonset hut. «A.V. Club, Mar 15»
6
Families mark 10th anniversary of Mayerthorpe Mountie shooting
The Mounties were guarding a Quonset hut on Roszko's property that was cordoned off as part of an investigation into a vehicle theft and marijuana cultivation. «Timmins Press, Feb 15»
7
The Tiniest Backcountry Skiing Yurts, Quonset Huts & Cabins
In honor of Micro Week, we went in search of the best tiny backcountry lodges that also offer up great skiing. The majority of the smaller backcountry offerings are ... «Curbed Seattle, Feb 15»
8
Restaurants, venues eyed for Kern's Bakery
Developers tour through the Quonset hut portion of the historic Kern Bakery Building on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. The building has been on Knox Heritage's Fragile ... «Knoxville News Sentinel, Feb 15»
9
Two horses killed in Westford stable collapse
Haigh uttered those words at the end of a long and harrowing day, after a metal Quonset hut used as a barn on his ranch had buckled under snow, trapping ... «Boston Globe, Feb 15»
10
East Wash apartment plan has creative use for old Quonset hut
Calling it a "hidden gem," McGrath Property Group is looking to convert a worn Quonset hut building on East Washington Avenue into a cool workplace or ... «Madison.com, Jan 15»

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