trench parapet

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English-Russian arms dictionary. 2013.

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  • Trench warfare — is a form of warfare where both combatants have fortified positions and fighting lines are static. Trench warfare arose when a revolution in firepower was not matched by similar advances in mobility. The result was a slow and grueling form of… …   Wikipedia

  • parapet — ► NOUN 1) a low protective wall along the edge of a roof, bridge, or balcony. 2) a protective wall or bank along the top of a military trench. ORIGIN French, or from Italian parapetto, chest high wall …   English terms dictionary

  • parapet — par|a|pet [ˈpærəpıt, pet] n [Date: 1500 1600; : Italian; Origin: parapetto, from parare to protect + petto chest ] 1.) a low wall at the edge of a high roof, bridge etc 2.) a protective wall of earth or stone built in front of a ↑trench in a war… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Parapet — Bank built on top of a wall for extra protection, or one built in front of a trench. [< Ital. parapetto = a breast high wall] …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • parapet — par·a·pet || pærÉ™pɪt , pet n. defensive wall, protective wall in front of a trench (Military); wall or railing installed on a balcony or roof to prevent falling …   English contemporary dictionary

  • parapet — [ parəpɪt] noun 1》 a low protective wall along the edge of a roof, bridge, or balcony. 2》 a protective wall or earth defence along the top of a military trench. Derivatives parapeted adjective Origin C16: from Fr., or from Ital. parapetto chest… …   English new terms dictionary

  • trench — I. v. a. 1. Cut, carve. 2. Furrow, intrench. 3. Ditch, dig into ditches, channel. 4. Intrench, fortify with a ditch and parapet. II. v. n. Encroach, intrude, infringe, trespass, intrench. III. n. Ditch, fosse, moat, drain, sewer, water …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • parapet — noun (C) 1 a low wall at the edge of a high roof, bridge etc 2 a protective wall of earth or stone built in front of a trench 2 in a war …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • shelter trench — noun : a trench hastily constructed to secure shelter from direct fire that is usually first dug as a shallow excavation with the dirt thrown up as a parapet in front to shelter a man lying down and then if time permits is deepened as rapidly as… …   Useful english dictionary

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