barbette definition

  • noun:
    • A platform or mound of earth within a fort where guns tend to be fired on the parapet.
    • An armored defensive cylinder around a revolving weapon turret on a warship.
    • A mound of earth or a platform in a fortification, where weapons tend to be installed to fire over the parapet.
    • the within fixed trunk area of a warship's gun-mounting, where the turret revolves. It contains the hoists for shells and cordite from shell-room and magazine.
    • A mound of earth or a platform in a fortification, which firearms tend to be mounted to fire on the parapet.
    • the working platform or breastwork of a fortification, from which cannon may be fired across parapet in the place of through embrasures.
    • A cylindrical armored construction built up inside interior of a war-ship and projecting above the deck.
    • (formerly) a mound of planet inside a fort from where heavy firearm may be fired over the parapet
    • A platform or mound of planet within a fort where firearms are fired throughout the parapet.
    • An armored protective cylinder around a revolving firearm turret on a warship.
    • A mound of planet or a platform in a fortification, where weapons are attached to fire over the parapet.
    • the interior fixed trunk of a warship's gun-mounting, which the turret revolves. It contains the hoists for shells and cordite from shell-room and mag.
    • A mound of earth or a platform in a fortification, on which guns are attached to fire over the parapet.
    • The platform or breastwork of a fortification, from which cannon is fired within the parapet in the place of through embrasures.
    • A cylindrical armored structure developed when you look at the inside of a war-ship and projecting above the deck.
    • (previously) a mound of earth inside a fort where heavy firearm is fired throughout the parapet

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