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...
- the mantlet is dispensed with completely. Panther tank mantlet Tiger I mantlet M4 Sherman mantlet Comet tank mantlet T-70 cast mantlet Leclerc mantlet Leopard...
- main gun of the Tiger II "King Tiger". The gun was mounted in a central mantlet, giving it a limited traverse of twelve-degrees to each side. A single...
- base of the tower. Alternative terms, more commonly used in English, are mantlet wall or apron wall. Note: The German Wikipedia entry "Mantelmauer" links...
- ****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...
- directly underneath the gun mantlet when the turret was facing forward. From September 1944, a slightly redesigned mantlet with a flattened and much thicker...
- the Soviet T-34 tank turret with a narrow conical gun mantlet resembling German Jagdpanzer mantlets. It featured a narrow front to maximize protection while...
- II tanks, the M26 Pershing and KV-1 tank. The lower edge of the curved mantlet acted as a shot trap by deflecting incoming shots downwards towards 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...
- in a specific market niche of nations with smaller defence budgets. The mantlet, the turret sides and the hull noseplate of the AMX-32 are hollow, the...
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