Definition of Redans

1. Noun. (plural of redan) ¹



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Definition of Redans

1. redan [n] - See also: redan

Lexicographical Neighbors of Redans

redacting
redaction
redactional
redactions
redactor
redactorial
redactors
redacts
redaguerreotype
redaguerreotyping
redamage
redamaged
redamages
redamaging
redan
redans (current term)
redargue
redargued
redargues
redarguing
redargution
redargutions
redargutory
redate
redated
redates
redating
redback
redback vole
redbacks

Literary usage of Redans

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Elementary Course of Military Engineering by Dennis Hart Mahan (1865)
"All these defects become more sensible as the redans are placed farther apart. 37. Tenaille Line. To remedy the defects of the redan line, ..."

2. Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge by Charles Knight (1839)
"In general the redans may have the form of equilateral triangles, and the length) ... The distances of the redans from one another may be about ISO yards, ..."

3. Exploitation Technique Des Chemins de Fer by L. Galine (1901)
"A redans. —Ces deux inconvénients disparaissent si, tout en conservant aux quais et aux halles la même largeur, on a soin de les placer en, ..."

4. A Treatise on Field Fortification: Containing Instructions on the Methods of by Dennis Hart Mahan (1861)
"All these defects become more sensible as the redans are placed farther apart. 198. The faces of the large redans should not exceed one hundred and sixty ..."

5. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"The distancée of the redans from one another may be about 150 yards, or not exceeding the range of musket shot : euch was the construction recommended by ..."

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