Definition of Nissen hut in English:
A hut made of corrugated iron with a concrete floor, similar to a Quonset hut.
- His fledgling business moved to a site in Hungate, where he built a workshop from two naval Nissen huts made from corrugated iron.
- During the war, it had been an army bridging school - and the Nissen huts and Army buildings are still there today, pressed into use as offices and workshops.
- His list included the Italian Chapel, on the island of Lambholm, created from converted Nissen huts by Italian prisoners of war in 1943.
Early 20th century: named after Peter N. Nissen (1871–1930), the British engineer who invented it.
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