from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A prefabricated building of corrugated steel in the shape of a half cylinder, used especially by military personnel as a shelter.
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- noun UK A
prefabricated building, formerly used by the military, having a semicircular roofof corrugated iron
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- noun a prefabricated hut of corrugated iron having a semicircular cross section
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[After Peter Norman Nissen, (1871–1930), British army officer and mining engineer.]
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For Peter Norman Nissen, Canadian engineer
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