Crémaillère

A Crémaillère is a French, mechanical term for the rack, or a straight bar with teeth on one edge designed to work into the teeth of a wheel or a pinion (French pignon) that predates the Renaissance. The term was generally applied in English to engineering applications which had notched, toothed or drilled surface, even when only visually so, su...
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Cremaillere

• (n.) An indented or zigzaged line of intrenchment.
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Crémaillère

Cré`mail`lère' noun [ French] (Fort.) An indented or zigzaged line of intrenchment.
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cremaillere

zigzag line of fortification
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