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Ravelin
Ravelin Rave"lin, n. [F.; cf. Sp. rebellin, It. revellino, rivellino; perhaps fr. L. re- again + vallum wall.] (Fort.) A detached work with two embankments with make a salient angle. It is raised before the curtain on the counterscarp of the place. Formerly called demilune and half-moon.
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Half-moon Half"-moon`, n. 1. The moon at the quarters, when half its disk appears illuminated. 2. The shape of a half-moon; a crescent. See how in warlike muster they appear, In rhombs, and wedges, and half-moons, and wings. --Milton. 3. (Fort.) An outwork composed of two faces, forming a salient angle whose gorge resembles a half-moon; -- now called a ravelin. 4. (Zo["o]l.) A marine, sparoid, food fish of California (C[ae]siosoma Californiense). The body is ovate, blackish above, blue or gray below. Called also medialuna.

Meaning of Ravelin from wikipedia

- A ravelin is a triangular fortification or detached outwork, located in front of the innerworks of a fortress (the curtain walls and bastions). Originally...
- the city. It consisted of four ravelins and three counter guard interconnected by long, low earthworks. On Fyn's Ravelin, one of the namesake forges has...
- Label: Cracker Barrel 1 23 99 2 14 Dance Til Your Stockings Are Hot and Ravelin' Release date: March 29, 2011 Label: Saguaro Road Records 5 — — — — Life...
- Ravelin (or "Raveleijn" in Dutch) is a theatre at the Efteling amu****t park in the southern Netherlands. It was designed by Sander de Bruijn at a total...
- Retrieved 2018-07-28. "Brian Chase On "Drums and Drones: Decade" - Ravelin Magazine". Ravelin Magazine. 2018-05-29. Retrieved 2018-07-28. Yeah Yeah Yeahs official...
- Guitars Roland Grapow - Guitars Markus Grosskopf - B**** Uli Kusch - Drums Ravelin, Antti J. "****oween High Live review". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved...
- by Columbia Records. A remastered edition was issued in 1993. Antti J. Ravelin at AllMusic gave Fright Night 2.5 stars out of 5, describing it as lacking...
- Ravelin Ridge is a ridge which extends north-south and rises to 1400 m (Jerez Peak) in northern Clarence Island, in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica...
- photography Mike Reber - photography Atholl Drummond - graphic design Ravelin, Antti. "Allmusic ((( Quality Time Review )))". Allmusic. Retrieved March...
- island called a ravelin, which is in turn linked to the inner defences by another replica bridge, protected with two drawbridges. The ravelin formed a physical...
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