turret

  1. a small tower extending above a building
  2. a self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation

Turret

A small tower built into part of a fortification's curtain wall. These may be accessed from the ground, through the curtain wall itself if wide enough to admit passage, the ground level or the parapet along the top. These may act as accommodation for small garrisons separated from their main bases elsewhere, or can be used as a place for firing we...
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Turret

In architecture, a turret (from Italian: torretta, little tower; Latin: turris, tower) is a small tower that projects vertically from the wall of a building such as a medieval castle. Turrets were used to provide a projecting defensive position allowing covering fire to the adjacent wall in the days of military fortification. As their military use...
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Turret

• (n.) A little tower, frequently a merely ornamental structure at one of the angles of a larger structure. • (n.) The elevated central portion of the roof of a passenger car. Its sides are pierced for light and ventilation. • (n.) A movable building, of a square form, consisting of ten or even twenty stories and sometimes one hundre...
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turret

(from the article `machine tool`) Horizontal turret lathes have two features that distinguish them from engine lathes. The first is a multiple-sided main turret, which takes the place ...
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turret

noun a small tower extending above a building
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Turret

A rotating lens mount allowing for the mounting of three or sometimes four lenses on a camera, allowing for the quick change from one lens to another. Only one is in use at any given time, and this is known as the taking lens
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turret

a small tower
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turret

A small tower at the corner of a building.
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Turret

A small tower that pierces a roofline. A turret is usually cylindrical, and is topped by a conical roof.
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Turret

A small tower, usually supported by corbels.
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Turret

A small tower, usually supported by corbels.
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Turret

A small tower. In parish churches they often contain staircases.
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Turret

A small tower. In parish churches they often contain staircases.
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Turret

In architecture a turret (touret or turette) is a small tower. The name is also sometimes given to a large pinnacle. Turrets are employed in Gothic architecture for various purposes, and are applied in various ways. They also differ very greatly in their forms, proportions, and decorations. In many cases turrets are used solely for ornament. They a...
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Turret

small tower
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Turret

small tower
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Turret

Small tower, round or polygonal; usually a lookout.
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Turret

Small tower, round or polygonal; usually a lookout.
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Turret

The transparent enclosed position of the gunner of a military aeroplane. Most turrets are power-operated, hydraulically, electrically, and both.
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Turret

Turret is slang for the head.
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turret

[n] - a small tower extending above a building
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