- ['kwɒnsɪt](also Quonset hut)noun N. Amer. trademark a prefabricated building with a semi-cylindrical corrugated roof.OriginSecond World War: named after Quonset Point, Rhode Island, where such huts were first made.
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Quonset — Quon·set (kwŏnʹsĭt) A trademark used for a prefabricated portable hut having a semicircular roof of corrugated metal that curves down to form walls. This trademark often occurs in attributive contexts in print: “a Quonset building that once… … Universalium
Quonset — noun A trademark for a prefabricated building having a semicircular roof of corrugated iron; a Quonset hut … Wiktionary
Quonset™ — noun Quonset™ is used before these nouns: ↑hut … Collocations dictionary
Quonset — n. US propr. a prefabricated metal building with a semicylindrical corrugated roof. Etymology: Quonset Point, Rhode Island, where it was first made … Useful english dictionary
Quonset — trademark used for a prefabricated shelter having a semicircular arching roof of corrugated metal … New Collegiate Dictionary
Quonset — hut. Prefabricated metal shelter … Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors
quonset — n. semicylindrical building used as a dormitory or warehouse (mainly found on military bases) … English contemporary dictionary
Quonset — Quon·set … English syllables
Quonset Point — is a small peninsula in Narragansett Bay in the U.S. state of Rhode Island. It is contained entirely within the town of North Kingstown. coord|41.595|N|71.415|W|type:airport Quonset Point was the location of Naval Air Station Quonset Point, a… … Wikipedia
Quonset Point — Gewässer Narragansett Bay Geographische Lage … Deutsch Wikipedia