• Definition for "demilune"
    • in the form of a half-moon, for example.…
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demilune definition

  • adjective:
    • in the form of a half-moon, for example. semicircular.
    • In the shape of a half-moon, for example. semicircular.
  • noun:
    • A fortification constructed beyond the key ditch of a fortress, plus front side of curtain between two bastions, meant to safeguard the curtain; a ravelin.
    • A crescentic mass of granular protoplasm contained in the salivary glands.
    • a-work constructed beyond the primary ditch of a fortress, as well as in front of the curtain between two bastions, meant to guard the curtain; a ravelin. See ravelin.
    • A crescentic size of granular protoplasm contained in the salivary glands.
    • A crescent.
    • In fortification, an outwork consisting of two faces as well as 2 small flanks, constructed to cover the curtain and shoulders regarding the bastion.
    • A fortification constructed beyond the main ditch of a fortress, plus front side associated with the curtain between two bastions, intended to guard the curtain; a ravelin.
    • A crescentic mass of granular protoplasm present in the salivary glands.
    • a-work built beyond the primary ditch of a fortress, plus in front of this curtain between two bastions, intended to guard the curtain; a ravelin. See ravelin.
    • A crescentic size of granular protoplasm within the salivary glands.
    • A crescent.
    • In fortification, an outwork composed of two faces as well as 2 small flanks, built to cover the curtain and arms associated with the bastion.
  • others:
    • Crescent-shaped.
    • Crescent-shaped.
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