Definition of Mantlet. Meaning of Mantlet. Synonyms of Mantlet

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Definition of Mantlet

mantlet
Mantelet Man"tel*et, n. [F., dim. of manteau, OF. mantel. See Mantle.] 1. (a) A short cloak formerly worn by knights. (b) A short cloak or mantle worn by women. A mantelet upon his shoulders hanging. --Chaucer. 2. (Fort.) A musket-proof shield of rope, wood, or metal, which is sometimes used for the protection of sappers or riflemen while attacking a fortress, or of gunners at embrasures; -- now commonly written mantlet.
Mantlet
Mantlet Man"tlet, n. See Mantelet.

Meaning of Mantlet from wikipedia

- A mantlet was a large shield or portable shelter used for stopping projectiles in medieval warfare. It could be mounted on a wheeled carriage, and protected...
- I mantlet M4 Sherman mantlet Comet tank mantlet T-70 cast mantlet Leclerc mantlet Leopard 2A4 mantlet ...
- bolted main gun mantlet and a modified Panther A engine deck, and the later (1945 model) G2 with a larger simplified, outside-bolted mantlet and a modified...
- initial turret design of the Panther and Tiger II tanks had a curved gun mantlet and a curved turret front plate respectively, both with a thickness of...
- ****ed with the Topfblende pot mantlet (often called Saukopf "Pig's head") gun mantlet without a coaxial mount. This cast mantlet, which had a sloped and rounded...
- base of the tower. Alternative terms, more commonly used in English, are mantlet wall or apron wall. In some cases, the keep could only be entered from...
- conventional co-axial machine gun, the ranging gun being the one in the mantlet closest to the main gun. The ranging gun was considered a success on the...
- model. The radiator covers are at the left front. Note also the Valentine-type gun mantlet. Most production Covenanters had a different type of mantlet...
- p****ive armor and 908 hp engine. The turret has angled sides and angled mantlet. This variant is sometimes unofficially referred to as Magach 7D or Magach...
- observing the activities of those on board and to discourage boarding. Mantlet Cf. Book VIII 15th Century Pavises (myArmoury.com forum topic) The...