Parapets sentence example

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  • The width of the bridge between parapets is 60 ft., except across the centre span, where it is 49 ft.
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  • The width between parapets is now 65 ft., giving a roadway of 35 ft.
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  • 6.92 in.); width between parapets and width of tunnels, 1 m.
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  • and the width between the parapets 382 ft.
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  • In several cases there is a canal in the centre lined with stone, and protected by low parapets or banks, while almost every street and square is fringed with trees.
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  • between parapets, and carries two lines of railway, two carriageways, and two footways.
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  • Remains of the bridge of the Via Aemilia over the Rhenus have also been found - consisting of parts of the parapets on each side, in brick-faced concrete which belong to a restoration, the original construction (probably by Augustus in 2 B.C.) having been in blocks of Veronese red marble - and also of a massive protecting wall slightly above it, of late date, in the construction of which a large number of Roman tombstones were used.
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  • Terry, against Fort Fisher, in 1865; within sight of its parapets was fought the famous duel between the "Monitor" and the "Merrimac" (March 9, 1862).
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  • These constitute the winter residence of the family, reception rooms, &c. The roofs of the houses are all flat, surrounded by parapets of sufficient height to protect them from the observation of the dwellers opposite, and separate them from their neighbours.
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  • Most of the houses, and especially those of the planter aristocracy, are massively built of stone, with large grated windows, flat roofs with heavy parapets and inner courts.
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  • Some of these had been prepared with interior parapets and platforms of concrete for medium guns.
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  • At Chi-Kuan Fort the terreplein of the fort had been covered with entanglements defended by machine guns on the gorge parapets, and the Japanese could make no way.
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  • A grave defect in the design was that there was no covered communication between these casemates and the parapets.
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  • 1904, the footways being carried on granite corbels, on which are mounted cornices and open parapets.
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  • The houses are meanly built, partly of sun-dried and partly of burnt bricks, with flat roofs surrounded by parapets.
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  • Work on the bridge proceeded quickly as Jack Pocock, expert bricklayer, built up the new parapets with considerable skill.
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  • bridge parapets.
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  • embattled parapets masking the flat leaded roofs.
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  • In Victorian times replacing the stone parapets with cast iron, themselves replaced with masonry in the 1920's.
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  • To your left you can see the stone parapets of a bridge.
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  • At some sites, there were palisades along the rampart crests, while at others there were stone parapets and rampart walks.
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  • spandrel walls were retained for esthetic requirements and new parapets were provided in a style similar to the existing.
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  • Concrete repairs were also successfully completed to the internal and external parapets and to the east and west stairwells.
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  • The existing masonry arch and spandrel walls were retained for esthetic requirements and new parapets were provided in a style similar to the existing.
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  • It could include creative details such as parapets, a flying dragon, or a prince and princess wedding cake topper.
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