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(1) A low, unbroken wall enclosing the roof of a building, terrace, balcony, quay, bridge, or other structure. Parapets often serve as bases for decorative vases and statues.
(2) A wall situated atop a dam, mole, dike, or similar structure to protect it from wave erosion. Also, the wall in canal locks enclosing the area adjacent to the lock chamber.