battered wall

battered wall

battered wall
A wall having a batter.
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30am after being alerted by a 999 call, to find the forklift outside the battered wall, its engine still running.
A switchback ramp scales a battered wall of rough granite blocks and you wonder if defenders will appear on the ramparts above and drive you off with rocks and boiling oil.
Organized around special themes, the walks lead visitors beyond the facades and make them see what the battered walls and the fine ornaments, the holy places, or the secret gardens hiding within the concrete jungle can tell them about the life of a legendary city and its inhabitants.
The room itself will boast a glowing luminous ceiling, battered walls and display cabinets of solid cherry, and an intricate inlaid wood floor based on traditional Indian designs.
The battered walls of the Roxy Club are not exactly a typical background for opera, but if they play host to more events of this kind, they could become a useful counterweight to the dignified columns of the National Opera of Estates Theatre.
Advanced wall geometry now provides tapered and battered walls, cornices and reveals and ruled-surface walls, including curtain walls that can be created using lines, arcs or splines.
Perspective down the green dock is enhanced by planting the battered walls with lonicera nitida, and by making very long parallel herbaceous beds full of plants chosen to be colourful and fragrant in most seasons, with paved and grass promenades between.
What happened here and elsewhere in the Palestinian territories will not shake one hair on the head of the Palestinian children,' Mr Arafat said, as he examined the battered walls and broken concrete at a base for his Force 17 bodyguards at Khan Yunis in Gaza.
On each side of it, light shoots down from lanterns onto dark, virtually black battered walls, which are given a curious, almost slimy texture (reminiscent of sea walls) by being sealed with linseed oil.