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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation; A small tower extending above a building.

Usage examples (34)
  • The height of the turret is 9ft., and its diameter 21ft. 9in.
  • All but about twenty percent of the tail turret is outside of the airplane.
  • Its registration number, painted in white on the turret, is U-8047 – chosen for its resemblance to U-BOAT.
  • The turret is not a movable one, but the guns can be trained to bear either fore or aft, or as broadside guns likewise. for more
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