Parapet sentence example

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  • The parapet on top was some 3 ft.
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  • The living casemates were under the gorge parapet.
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  • Fort Chi-Kuan had no artillery parapet.
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  • Peering over the parapet of the bridge, one saw a deep murky abyss, from which sounds of swiftly flowing water rose.
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  • The surrounding brickwork of the parapet wall is loose.
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  • At Erh-Lung they could not get over the outer parapet.
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  • For valley and parapet gutter both results for straight and tapered outlets are given.
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  • Here, alas, political issues may well poke their ugly heads above the parapet.
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  • Central bay is a full height canted bay window beneath an embattled parapet, with 5 light mullions.
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  • The procedure is to mount the parapet and make way down being careful not to slip especially when wet, up to the wire.
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  • However, there must be many bridges where it would be impossible to hit a parapet at such a high speed.
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  • Battlemented parapet with a molded string course below which is a frieze similar to that on the north aisle.
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  • There is an embattled parapet around the slate roof.
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  • West wall: inside the west door is an inner paneled porch with a castellated parapet.
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  • The transept has plain buttresses and a plain parapet.
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  • The stairs ended at a trapdoor that led out onto the stone flagged roof of the tower surrounded by a low parapet.
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  • The trackbed lies in a cutting beyond the bridge parapet which can clearly be seen in the center of the shot.
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  • Large decorative urns that once graced the roof parapet in the early 1900s, disappeared long ago.
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  • Hesketh-Prichard tells the story of how a sniping team noted the frequent presence of a well-fed cat on the enemy parapet.
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  • Remains of primitive polygonal walls which undoubtedly surrounded the entire area have been found at various points a little within the circuit of the existing parapet.
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  • They are structures of solid masonry, containing vaulted rooms for the garrison, and providing a platform at the top for two or three guns, which fire over a low masonry parapet.
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  • Nave south side Nave north side The crenelated parapet on the nave dates from the 17th century.
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  • The top of the tower is a pierced Gothic parapet with eight pinnacles.
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  • The two gabled outer bays are joined at eaves level by a chunky balustraded parapet.
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  • For example leaping onto an aerial runway, riding a bike on parapet, balancing on a high beam.
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  • The parapet at the apex carries an inscribed slab stating ' The Reverend John Adams Minister 1732 ' .
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  • Burton's original church had a narrow octagonal spire, set back behind the embattled parapet.
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  • Wooden features were replaced with stone while roofs, now considered unseemly, were hidden behind a stone parapet.
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  • Second string course accompanied by waterspouts, just below battlemented parapet.
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  • The term "cavalier" has been adopted from the French as a term in fortification for a work of great command constructed in the interior of a fort, bastion or other defence, so as to fire over the main parapet without interfering with the fire of the latter.
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  • The French, after their occupation of the city (1830), built a rampart, parapet and ditch, with two terminal forts, Bab Azoun to the south and Bab-el-Oued to the north.
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  • The general design appears to have been grounded on the French detached forts of the 'seventies (see Fortification), as the front parapet was designed for infantry and the interior, io ft.
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  • Harrison had led a rush along the parapet, where he and several of his men were killed by machine-gun fire.
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  • The figure is of a major swatting flies from the parapet of the building.
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  • Glaxo raised its head above the parapet and received the flak: smaller companies will learn the lesson and lie low.
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  • Adams, got ashore, and dropping on to the ledge below the parapet made their way toward the lighthouse.
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  • Sill bands, eaves cornice, and narrow front parapet.
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  • Burton 's original church had a narrow octagonal spire, set back behind the embattled parapet.
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  • In 1926 the pinnacles and parapet of the west front were restored and repairs done to the stonework of the tower.
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  • On the lath of December, when the Swedish approaches had come within 280 paces of the fortress of Fredriksten, which the Swedes were closely besieging, Charles looked over the parapet of the foremost trench, and was shot through the head by a bullet from the fortress.
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  • The Nabataean type starts from the simple pylon-tomb with a door set in a tower crowned by a parapet ornament, in imitation of the front of a dwelling-house; then, after passing through various stages, the full Nabataean type is reached, retaining all the native features and at the same time exhibiting characteristics which are partly Egyptian and partly Greek.
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  • India thus passed again from the Afghans to the Moguls, but six months afterwards Humayun was killed by a fall from the parapet of his palace (1556), leaving his kingdom to Akbar.
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  • The fire from the batteries on shore produced no impression until a hot shot set fire to the "bass junk with which, to the depth of 5 ft., the immensely thick parapet was lined."
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  • On a parapet at the rear of each chamber a single slender Ionic column between two antae supported an Ionic entablature.
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  • Fragments of reliefsculptures belonging to the parapet and columns, and of fluted drums and capitals, cornices and other architectural members have been recovered, showing that the workmanship and Ionic style were of the highest excellence, and that the building presented a variety of ornament, rare among Hellenic temples.
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  • But in order to obtain an adequate field of view, the mirrors, and therefore the box, had to be made somewhat large, and in the close-quarters conditions of trench warfare even the few inches by which they projected over the parapet or ether cover made them sufficiently obvious to draw fire.
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  • Since, however, other Greek temples had colonnades hardly less high, and were of equal or greater area, it has been suggested that the Ephesian temple had some distinct element of grandiosity, no longer known to us - perhaps a lofty sculptured parapet or some imposing form of podium.
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  • Most of it was made, by bursting the rock by means of wooden wedges, through the solid granite, and its outside parapet was supported by walls of brick resting on ledges far below.
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  • He discovered and sent to England parts of several sculptured drums (columnae caelatae) of the latest temple, and archaic sculptures from the drums and parapet of the earlier building.
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  • The rush of the 3-knot tide between the ship and mole created a heavy swell which threw the ship off the mole; only two of the 18 brows could reach the parapet, and the ship could not be kept into the mole.
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