Parapet - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈpærəpɪt|  American pronunciation of the word parapet
Brit.  |ˈparəpɪt|  British pronunciation of the word parapet

noun

- a low wall along the edge of a roof or balcony
- fortification consisting of a low wall (syn: breastwork)

Examples

The invaders fired arrows over the castle's parapet.

The road is unguarded by any sort of parapet.

Word forms

noun
singular: parapet
plural: parapets
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