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Definition of 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.
ravelinHalf-moon Half"-moon`, n.
1. The moon at the quarters, when half its disk appears
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
Meaning of Ravelin from wikipedia
- A ravelin
is a triangular fortification
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
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(or "Raveleijn" in Dutch) is a theatre
at the Efteling
amu****t park in the southern
Netherlands. It was designed
at a total...
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in 1993. Antti
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IV. The northern
side of the fort consisted
of (from west to east) Bastion
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- 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
in the early
16th century. Formerly
the gate had a moat and ravelin
on the exterior
side. At the end of 18th century
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