Definition of Casemate

Casemate n. means: A bombproof chamber, usually of masonry, in which cannon may be placed, to be fired through embrasures; or one capable of being used as a magazine, or for quartering troops.

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Casemate n. means: A bombproof chamber, usually of masonry, in which cannon may be placed, to be fired through embrasures; or one capable of being used as a magazine, or for quartering troops.

Meaning of Casemate

Casemate (n.) means: A bombproof chamber, usually of masonry, in which cannon may be placed, to be fired through embrasures; or one capable of being used as a magazine, or for quartering troops.

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Casemate (n.): A hollow molding, chiefly in cornices.

Casemated (a.): Furnished with, protected by, or built like, a casemate.

Terreplein (n.): The top, platform, or horizontal surface, of a rampart, on which the cannon are placed. See Illust. of Casemate.

Casemate (n.): A bombproof chamber, usually of masonry, in which cannon may be placed, to be fired through embrasures; or one capable of being used as a magazine, or for quartering troops.

Embrasure (n.): An aperture with slant sides in a wall or parapet, through which cannon are pointed and discharged; a crenelle. See Illust. of Casemate.

Parapet (n.): A wall, rampart, or elevation of earth, for covering soldiers from an enemy's fire; a breastwork. See Illust. of Casemate.

Chassis (n.): A traversing base frame, or movable railway, along which the carriage of a barbette or casemate gun moves backward and forward. [See Gun carriage.]

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Meaning of Casemate

Casemate means: A hollow molding, chiefly in cornices.

Meaning of Casemated

Casemated means: Furnished with, protected by, or built like, a casemate.

Meaning of Terreplein

Terreplein means: The top, platform, or horizontal surface, of a rampart, on which the cannon are placed. See Illust. of Casemate.

Meaning of Casemate

Casemate means: A bombproof chamber, usually of masonry, in which cannon may be placed, to be fired through embrasures; or one capable of being used as a magazine, or for quartering troops.

Meaning of Embrasure

Embrasure means: An aperture with slant sides in a wall or parapet, through which cannon are pointed and discharged; a crenelle. See Illust. of Casemate.

Meaning of Parapet

Parapet means: A wall, rampart, or elevation of earth, for covering soldiers from an enemy's fire; a breastwork. See Illust. of Casemate.

Meaning of Chassis

Chassis means: A traversing base frame, or movable railway, along which the carriage of a barbette or casemate gun moves backward and forward. [See Gun carriage.]

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