HyperDic: crenelation

English > 2 senses of the word crenelation:
NOUNartifactcrenelation, battlement, crenellationa rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps / gaps for firing arrows or guns
actcrenelation, crenellationthe action of constructing ramparts with gaps / gaps for firing guns or arrows
English > crenelation: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA rampart built around the top of a castle with regular gaps / gaps for firing arrows or guns.
Synonymsbattlement, crenellation
Part offortress, fortA fortified defensive structure
Partscrenel, crenelleA notch or open / open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement
merlonA solid section between two crenels in a crenelated battlement
Broaderrampart, bulwark, wallAn embankment built around a space for defensive purposes
Spanishalmena, crestería
Catalanmerlet
Verbscrenelatesupply with battlements
English > crenelation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe action of constructing ramparts with gaps / gaps for firing guns or arrows.
Synonymcrenellation
Broaderconstruction, buildingThe act of constructing something
Verbscrenelatesupply with battlements

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