How to use Turret in a sentence
The machinery worked so badly that the revolution of the turret was stopped.
Five heavy accurate shots from the Federal's turret guns crushed the enemy in a few minutes.
The " Scharnhorst " was hit twice with little injury; the " Gneisenau " received three hits, one of which bent the flap of the after turret, an injury of little moment.
Tho the top turret gunner tried to put out the flames, the cabin was filled with smoke.
There is a central stationary dome or turret with a circular porthole.Advertisement
The crossing is very high, much higher than the nave, and outside on its gable sits a fine Sanctus bell turret.
It is a neat edifice with a bell turret, surmounted by four ancient crosses.
Next to the turret base a large hatchway (7) provides access to the space behind the secondary armament.
Two specialist Groups exist to cater for those interested in electrical horology and turret clocks.
It is two story, with 1 75mm turret on the top floor, and two 81mm mortar embrasures in the lower floor.Advertisement
Monmouth was also hit by the third salvo from Gneisenau, setting her forward turret on fire.
The rotating turret has been mounted on the frames, together with the arm on which the cutter head will be mounted.
With the dorsal turret removed she would have been capable of around 350 mph +. Two 650 hp Mercury VIS engines gave adequate power.
Note the bell, which may have come from the Sanctus bell turret visible in the adjacent photo.
To replace the old bell turret an new bell tower was erected.Advertisement
Go left from the gun turret to get there.
Entrance to stair turret set in thickness of west wall.
X, a kind of turret mounted on a base 32 inches in diameter, Fig.
The fronds of towering palm trees jostle for position above the medieval ramparts where nesting storks colonize each vacant turret.
The entrance is by a porch at the west end, which is surmounted by a bell turret, with two bells.Advertisement
Two 12 inch guns would be housed in a revolving turret.
A stair turret breaks the symmetry on the south face.
Stair turret at southeast angle is lit by two slits in the same stage.
Previously, the time to machine the shaft and the faces and OD of each impeller was 5½ minutes, using twin turret lathes.
Finally it is hoped to include a visit to a local church turret clock.Advertisement
One of the more interesting things you can pick up is a gun turret you can place anywhere that will spray your opponents.
The cordite for the turret guns was supplied in cylindrical cases, each case containing two quarter charges.
My first priority were the rocket launcher guys, and then the 2nd priority were the machine gun turret people.
Master Chief is driving while the alien mans the turret.
A marksman who has a sniper rifle, blaster pistol, thermal detonator, auto turret dispenser and recon druid.Advertisement
I really enjoyed using the Turret guns because you can sit there and blast at them as the walk towards you.
The sprawling mansion even had a turret and an entire ballroom on the fourth floor.
The alarm clock comes complete with two Star Wars mini figures and a "buildable blaster turret".
In English churches these stairs generally run up in a small turret in the wall at the west end of the chancel; often this also leads out on to the roof.
Such often took the form of a turret.Advertisement
After two hours' fighting, the "Monitor" was drawn off, so that more ammunition could be placed in her turret.
The layer has under his control the hand-wheel for setting the range on the sights, another hand-wheel for elevating the gun and the sights on to the Detachable target, and a third for traversing the turret.
Its chief tributaries on the right are the Ruchil, Machany, Ruthven, May and Farg, and on the left, the Lednock and Turret.
A turret containing a huge bell was added in the 18th century, and restored after being injured by lightning in 1881.
I believe the transmitting aerial was fitted under the rear turret with a receiving aerial on each rear fin.Advertisement
When you have a condenser with a rotating turret you can use this to alter the direction of the light.
Access to the gallery is from the exterior staircase turret.
Entrance to the tower was by a door in a corner stair turret.
Timby (1819-1909), who in 1843 had filed a caveat for revolving towers for offensive or defensive warfare whether placed on land or water, and to whom the company building the "Monitor" paid $5000 royalty for each turret.
The bell turret rises directly from the gable end; two-tiered with a saddleback roof; small apertures with sandstone dressings.Advertisement
Note the bell, which may have come from the sanctus bell turret visible in the adjacent photo.
It has a dado and terrazzo paving similar to the water-closet turret, and is warmed by a radiator.
Forward of the turret was the iron pilot house, square in shape, and rising about 4 ft.
On the Lednock are the falls of the Devil's Cauldron and on the Turret and its feeders several graceful cascades.
The loss of the armoured turret ship "Aquidaban" by a magazine explosion in the bay of Jacarepagua, near Rio de Janeiro, in 1905, had left Brazil with but one fighting vessel (the " Reachuelo ") of any importance.Advertisement
The provision of defensive armour for ships of war had long occupied his attention, and he had constructed plans and a model of a vessel lying low in the water, carrying one heavy gun in a circular turret mounted on a turntable.
Accordingly, the vessel was built so low in the water that the waves glided easily over its deck except at the middle, where was constructed a revolving turret 1 for the guns, and though the vessel's iron armour had a thickness of 1 in.
There is a 15th-century Italian example in South Kensington Museum of a pilastered turret containing an oblong crystal case, the whole resting on a stemmed base, and surmounted with a cupola.
Among others, Ericsson replied, and as it was thought that his design might be serviceable in inland waters, the first armoured turret ship, the "Monitor," was ordered; she was launched on the 30th of January 1862, and on the 9th of March she fought the celebrated action with the Confederate ram "Merrimac."
Of mechanically rabbling furnaces we may mention the O'Harra modified by Allen-Brown, the Hixon, the KellerGaylord-Cole, the Ropp, the Spence, the Wethey, the Parkes, Pearce's " Turret " and Brown's " Horseshoe " furnaces.
For the desulphurization of zinc blende where it is not intended to collect and save the sulphur there are many mechanical kilns, generally classified as straight-line, horse-shoe, turret and shaft kilns; all of these may be made to do good work on moderately clean ores which do not melt at the temperature of desulphurization.
A turret to the right of the portal carries a clock called the Jaquemart, on which the hours are struck by two figures.
The small cloister is at W, where were the carols or cells of the scribes, with the library (P) over, reached by a turret staircase.
The "Monitor" had the advantage of being able to out-manoeuvre her heavier and more unwieldy adversary; but the revolving turret made firing difficult and communications were none too good with the pilot house, the position of which on the forward deck lessened the range of the two turret-guns.
Returning to the cloister, a vaulted passage admitted to the small cloister (I), opening from the north side of which were eight small cells, assigned to the scribes employed in copying works for the library, which was placed in the upper story, accessible by a turret staircase.