crenellated


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crenellated

(US), crenelated
(of a moulding, etc.) having square indentations
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crenelated, crenellated

crenelated
1. Having battlements.
2. Bearing an embattled pattern of repeated indentations.
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It feels very Elizabethan with its crenellated towers, oak panelling and mullioned windows.
Data were recorded on the location and frequency of gnawing damage type: pits (small, shallow depressions), punctures (small areas penetrating the cortex), scores (long, shallow depressions), furrows (long areas penetrating the cortex), crenellated (irregular) margins, and edge polish (repeated wear of exposed cortical margins) (Pobiner 2008; Pokines 2014).
Distinctive whitewashed, crenellated walls instantly identified individual locations as part of the expanding chain.
It's mega-racked mule deer bounding through the mesquite and Coues whitetails bedded on a crenellated arid hillside.
In 'Trump Tower,' the American president has not been spared, his pompadour blonde hair turned into a crenellated crown.
The main settlement, Hvar Town, lies below a colossal citadel whose crenellated walls straddle the hillside.
Mistranslations or partial translations of Italian appear throughout: "rappresentative" for "representative," "castellated" for "crenellated." The text also needed tightening to avoid the frequent slowing of pace for lengthy expositions of provenance, unnecessary given its repetition in the catalogue.
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Wax also spills slightly over the edges of the panel, gathering in crenellated ridges.
Sharp, crenellated cliffs of beige, rose, and orange suddenly spring out of the green prairie grasses.