Meaning of silo

si•lo

Pronunciation: (sī'lō), [key]
— n., pl. v., -los, -loed, -lo•ing.
—n.
  1. a structure, typically cylindrical, in which fodder or forage is kept.
  2. a pit or underground space for storing grain, green feeds, etc.
  3. an underground installation constructed of concrete and steel, designed to house a ballistic missile and the equipment for firing it.
—v.t.
  1. to put into or preserve in a silo.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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