Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “Nissen hut”

See all translations

Nissen hut

noun [C] uk   /ˈnɪs.ənˌhʌt/ us  
a building shaped like a tube cut in half along the middle, made from corrugated iron sheets
Translations of “Nissen hut”
in Chinese (Traditional) 尼森式豐半筒形鐵皮屋,尼森式活動房屋…
in Chinese (Simplified) 尼森式丰半筒形铁皮屋,尼森式活动房屋…
(Definition of Nissen hut from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of Nissen hut?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More