silo

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun a large container for storing grain or silage

Construction

  • A tower-like structure, usually cylindrical, used to store items such as grain, coal, or minerals.
  • A structure built in the ground to house a military missile.

Military

  • noun an underground chamber where a missile is stored and from which it can be launched
  • noun a large structure (often cylindrical) used for storing grain
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