Definition of Lunette. Meaning of Lunette. Synonyms of Lunette

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Definition of Lunette

Lunette
Lunette Lu*nette", n. [F., dim. of lune moon, L. luna. See Lune a crescent.] 1. (Fort.) A fieldwork consisting of two faces, forming a salient angle, and two parallel flanks. See Bastion. 2. (Far.) A half horseshoe, which wants the sponge. 3. A kind of watch crystal which is more than ordinarily flattened in the center; also, a species of convexoconcave lens for spectacles. 4. A piece of felt to cover the eye of a vicious horse. 5. (Arch.) Any surface of semicircular or segmental form; especially, the piece of wall between the curves of a vault and its springing line. 6. An iron shoe at the end of the stock of a gun carriage. Lunette window (Arch.), a window which fills or partly fills a lunette.

Meaning of Lunette from wikipedia

- architecture, a lunette (French lunette, "little moon") is a half-moon shaped space, either filled with recessed masonry or void. A lunette is formed when...
- A lunette is a moon-shaped architectural detail. Lunette may also refer to: Lunette (fortification), an outwork consisting of a salient angle with two...
- In fortification, a lunette was originally an outwork of half-moon shape; later it became a redan with short flanks, in trace somewhat resembling a bastion...
- The lunette spatial region in the upper portion of stelas, became common for steles as a prelude to a stele's topic.[clarification needed] Its major use...
- Lunette Peak is located on the border of Alberta and British Columbia on the Continental Divide. It was named in 1913 by the Interprovincial Boundary...
- 1971. Pleistocene salinities and climatic change: Evidence from lakes and lunettes in southeastern Australia. In: Mulvaney, D.J. and Golson, J. (eds), Aboriginal...
- widths of more than three kilometres, are in China's Taklamakan Desert. See lunettes and parabolic dues, below, for other crescent-shaped dunes. Abundant barchan...
- Achim lunette. Detail of the Asa, Jehosaphat and Joram lunette Detail from the Eleazar lunette Detail of the Ezechias lunette. ...
- A lunette ring is a type of trailer hitch that works in combination with a pintle hook on the tow vehicle. A pintle hook and lunette ring makes...
- The prin****l entrance at the center of the portico is surmounted by a lunette fanlight. Above the entrance is a sculpted floral festoon. The roofline...
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