[ noun ] (housing) a structure that provides privacy and protection from danger
Used in print(Sports Age, 24:9...)
Neither are shelters , because there is one to meet the needs of every camper or prospective camper .(Orlin J. Scoville, Part-Time Farming...)
Usually , the cost of food and shelter will be somewhat less on the farm and the cost of transportation and utilities somewhat more .(The Family Fallout Shelter. Office of Civil and Defence...)
At the entrance side of the shelter , each roof beam is rested_on the inside 4 inches of the block wall .
The first one or two roof boards ( marked `` E '' in fig. 6 ) are slipped into place across the roof beams , from outside the shelter .
These boards are nailed to the roof beams by reaching up through the open space between the beams , from inside the shelter .
[ noun ] protective covering that provides protection from the weather
Used in print(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)
Standing in the shelter of the tent - a rejected hospital tent on which the rain now dripped , no_longer drumming - Adam watched his own hands touch the objects on the improvised counter of boards laid across two beef barrels .
[ verb ] provide shelter for
"After the earthquake, the government could not provide shelter for the thousands of homeless people"
Used in print(Newark Evening News...)
In designing his home fallout shelter there is nothing to prevent a man from planning to shelter that home 's occupants , `` plus-one '' - so he will be able to take_in a stranger .
[ verb ] (stock exchange) invest (money) so that it is not taxable