- In fortification
architecture, a terreplein
or terre-plein is the top, platform, or horizontal surface
of a rampart, on which cannon
are placed, protected...
- parapet. Embrasure: an opening
in the parapet
for guns to fire through. Terreplein
: the top surface
or "fighting platform" of the rampart, behind
of Italy. Bastions
and terrepleins still
hold the name of the langue involved
of Italy, terreplein
of Spain). Due to its geographical...
- or cascanes, are holes, or cavities
in the form of wells, made in the terreplein
, near a rampart; from which
a gallery, dug in a similar manner
San Pedro, the fort is described
of stone mortar
with a terreplein where
guns are mounted. The fort contains
- platform surrounded
by a ditch. If the ditch
the bastion's terreplein
and is supported
by cuts, the cavalier
can also be considered
as a retrenchment...
- reloading. The Romans
used low wooden pinnacles
for their first aggeres
). In the battlements
of Pompeii, additional protection derived
- form. The south
front, which looks toward
the city, is a curtain
with a terreplein
by two demi-bastions - the Bastion
of San Fernando, on the riverside...
- terracotta, terrain, terran, terrane, terraqueous, terrarium, terrene, terreplein
, terrestrial, terricolous, terrier, terrigenous, territorial, territoriality...
- Infantry embrasures
were also built
into the walls below
of the terreplein
for the deployment
by the fort's defenders. It was through...