Definition of Turrets

1. Noun. (plural of turret) ¹



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Definition of Turrets

1. turret [n] - See also: turret

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Turrets

turquois
turquoise
turquoises
turquoisey
turquoisy
turquoize
turquoizes
turreae
turrel
turrels
turret
turret clock
turreted
turretless
turretlike
turrets (current term)
turribant
turribants
turrible
turribrachycephaly
turrical
turricephaly
turrilite
turrilites
turritellas
turritelloid
turron
turrons
turs

Literary usage of Turrets

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

1. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1901)
"Whatever strength their argument has lies in the contention that four turrets, two on each broadside, are better than two superimposed turrets. ..."

2. A Glossary of Terms Used in Grecian, Roman, Italian, and Gothic Architecture by John Henry Parker (1845)
"... was made till a considerable time after the introduction of the Norman style0: at this period spires were sometimes adopted both on turrets and towers, ..."

3. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1899)
"‘this arrangement of the main battery in fore and aft turrets, with the turrets of the intermediate battery flanking it ..."

4. Elementary Naval Ordnance and Gunnery: Including Close-order Infantry by Hobart Cole Ramsey (1918)
"Inasmuch as the development of turrets is still in a transitory stage and as there are ... The tops of turrets are usually quite flat or slightly convex. ..."

5. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"Next came the Alabama class, with 4 13-inch guns, in the large turrets, no 8- inch guns at all and 12 6-inch guns on the broadside. ..."

6. The Antiquary (1873)
"Proceeding westward he meets with another of these turrets at ... No traces of the two first-mentioned turrets now exist, all vestiges of these having been ..."

7. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"The parapets and the turrets ran with blood. Nathless no fear had fallen on Argos' sons ; But firm they held ; as when a drudge, who lives By labour of her ..."

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