crenelation definition

  • noun:
    • alternate as a type of crenellation.
    • The act of crenelating, or the condition to be crenelated; an indentation or an embrasure.
    • The act of making a building defensible by adding battlements or because of the cutting of loopholes. See crenelate, v.
    • The state or condition of being crenelated.
    • A battlement.
    • Any notch or indentation.
    • the action of constructing ramparts with gaps for firing guns or arrows
    • a rampart built round the top of a castle with regular gaps for firing arrows or weapons

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