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

Related Sources

  • Definition for "crenelation"
    • alternate as a type of crenellation.
    • View More
  • Sentence for "crenelation"
  • Cross Reference for "crenelation"
  • Etymologically Related for "crenelation"
  • Variant for "crenelation"
113 votes

How would you define crenelation?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!