capsquare definition

  • noun:
    • A metal dish that covers the trunnions of a cannon and keeps it positioned.
    • A metal addressing plate which passes on the trunnions of a cannon, and keeps it positioned.
    • In gunnery, among powerful plates of iron or metal that are fitted on the trunnions of a gun and secure it from the carriage. See cut under gun-carriage.
    • A metal dish that covers the trunnions of a cannon and holds it in place.
    • A metal covering dish which passes on the trunnions of a cannon, and keeps it set up.
    • In gunnery, one of several strong dishes of iron or metal that are fitted over the trunnions of a gun and secure it in the carriage. See cut-under gun-carriage.

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