embrasure


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embrasure

an opening forming a door or window, having splayed sides that increase the width of the opening in the interior

Embrasure

The crenels or spaces between the merlons of a battlement; an enlargement of a door or window opening at the inside face of a wall by means of splayed sides.

embrasure

[em′brā·zhər]
(architecture)
Opening in a wall or parapet, especially one through which a gun is fired.
An opening such as for a door or window with sloping or beveled sides.

embrasure

embrasure: B
1. The crenels or intervals between the merlons of a battlement.
2. An enlargement
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An interproximal brush was introduced for areas with Type II or III embrasure spaces rather than the use of miscellaneous items such as envelopes or butter knives.
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Create an easy to clean and proper embrasure space.
2010a), La Republique des bons sentiments et autres ecrits de combat, Paris, Embrasure.
Strong, The Economic Philosophy of Lochner: Emergence, Embrasure and Emasculation, 15 Ariz.
v) Yarns can be used to access and cleanse larger embrasure spaces and under connector bars, but these should not be considered if there is the possibility of the fibers being retained on rough surfaces or around the restorations.
If an anterior tooth temporary or bridge features a rough anterior surface, the assistant spatulates the entire face of each rough tooth with the temporary material, smooths the material with a wet gloved finger, and then uses the edge of the spatula to scrape temporary material away from the embrasure and inter-proximal spaces between the teeth.
Several other similar dimension figures, scattered on the canvas--the girls that can be seen through the central arch which repeats the configuration of the bell that we see through the embrasure of the tower, a bell that is then repeated in the couple of strange figures in the foreground and again, on the upper floor of the building on the left, where they are much easier to identify, the key-hole in the trunk on the right in front, all are connected to the same configuration.
Although the passage is nominally an evident cursus dis-honorum, in the disclosive embrasure of the door, as in a tableau vivant or in a cinematic frame, we perceive on the husband's face a familiar quizzical smile.
Spreadeagled, he sought with his foot for the top of the embrasure.
And then when she reaches way up to unscrew a bolt in some kind of steelish plate on the wall over the empty bed the like hemline of her uniform retreats up north so that the white stockings' rich violinish curves at the top of the insides of her legs in the white LISLE are visible in backlit silhouette, and an EMBRASURE of sad windowlight shines through her legs.
Since the academic embrasure of the critical principles set down by I.