A silo is a structure for storing bulk materials. Silos are used in agriculture to store grain or fermented feed known as silage. Silos are more commonly used for bulk storage of grain, coal, cement, carbon black, wood chips, food products and sawdust.
A tall cylindrical structure, usually beside a barn, in which fodder is stored.
A pit dug for the same purpose. An underground shelter for a missile, usually equipped to launch the missile or to raise it into a launching position.