Definition of Storm cellar

1. Noun. An underground shelter where you can go until a storm passes.

Exact synonyms: Cyclone Cellar, Tornado Cellar
Generic synonyms: Shelter



Definition of Storm cellar

1. Noun. An underground structure used to shelter from storms that have high winds, such as a tornado. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Storm Cellar

storing
stork
storklike
storks
storksbill
storksbills
storky
storm
storm-beaten
storm-cloud
storm-petrel
storm-stayed
storm-tossed
storm-trooper
storm-troopers
storm cellar (current term)
storm cellars
storm center
storm centre
storm chaser
storm cloud
storm clouds
storm cone
storm doors
storm drain
storm drains
storm in a tea-kettle
storm jib
storm jibs

Literary usage of Storm cellar

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1. Read & Understand Science Grades 4-6 by Delana Heidrich, Judith Herbst, Kathleen Simpson (2007)
"Sarah had thrown open the storm cellar door. "Ethan!" she screamed. ... The tornado pulled at the storm cellar doors, wrenching them free and carrying them ..."

2. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and edited by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"storm cellar STORAGE BUILDING ; 'WAREHOUSE. (See Warehouse.) STORE. ... storm cellar. In countries where tornadoes are to be feared, a structure partly or ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Instructions to Juries in Civil and Criminal Cases by Henry Edward Randall (1922)
"... and on a charge of gambling by playing at craps for money in said storm cellar at , and that the said defendant testified before said grand jury, ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Instructions to Juries in Civil and Criminal Cases by Henry Edward Randall (1922)
"... and on a charge of gambling by playing at craps for money in said storm cellar at , and that the said defendant testified before said grand jury, ..."

5. In Time of Emergency: A Citizen's Handbook by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"Using a storm cellar for Fallout Protection I lf the existing roof of the storm cellar is made of wood or | other light material, it should be covered with ..."

6. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"As, then, the tornado approaches from the west or southwest, it is usual to place the storm cellar northwest of the house, and connected with the cellar ..."

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