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A nonrotating cylinder of armor that protects the rotating part of the turret of a warship below the gunhouse.
A mound of earth or a platform upon which guns are mounted to fire over a wall or parapet.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A raised platform in a medieval fort that served as a mounting surface for a weapon to fire over a parapet at the enemy.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.