Quonset hut


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Quonset hut

A prefabricated military structure in the form of a barrel vault with flat ends, and composed of corrugated sheet steel that is reinforced with steel ribs.

Quonset hut

A prefabricated structure, developed during World War II, that has a semicylindrical shape; commonly constructed of corrugated steel fastened to arched steel ribs that are rigidly fastened to a concrete slab floor.
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I get how you'd dig deep into your savings, embrace your vast ignorance of running a business, and by god buy a movie theater made out of a Quonset hut.
When Sergeant Gribben makes Private Lee, whose rifle is found with rust on it, bury the M-14 outside the quonset hut, placing an R.
An observer on the right side of the aircraft, who was able to hear but not talk on the ICS, was also not comfortable with the proximity to the Quonset hut but never conveyed his feelings.
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The studios were located in a quonset hut on the east side of the Mississippi just under the MacArthur Bridge.
Grain bins, Quonset hut doors, row-crops flooring--it really is quite amazing.
It started when the MPs [Military Police] came to our enlisted men's Quonset hut and roll-called us.
The morning sun peeked through a crack in the curtains of the sheet metal Quonset hut beside the aerodrome's runway.
This California Supreme Court justice spent her early childhood in an internment camp during World War II and lived in a Quonset hut in a racially segregated area of New Guinea until age 13.
He does leave an industrial engineering legacy in those Quonset hut factories and through his alumni activities at Virginia Tech, but, really, his primary contribution to the profession is inspiring all industrial engineers to aspire to such a lifetime of achievement.
The church we attended there was like a frontier outpost of the church as a multinational corporation, a Quonset hut serving a primarily American community of business people, state department personnel and their families.