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.