caponier


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caponier

(ˌkæpəˈnɪə)
n
a covered passageway built across a ditch as a military defence
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23) hut (Fr: hutte), cabin (Fr: cabane 'temporary shelter'), chevet (Fr: chevet 'pillow'), counterfort (Fr: contrefort), toilet (Fr: toilette), sash (Fr: chassis), merlon (Fr: merlon), latrine (Fr: latrine), barbican (Fr: barbicane), redoubt (Fr: redoute), garderobe (Fr: garder 'keep' + robe 'robe'), emplacement (Fr: emplacement), caponier (Fr: caponniere), rampart (Fr: rempart), embrasure (Fr: embrasure), meurtriere (Fr: meurtriere 'murderess'), oubliette (Fr: oublier 'forget')
Contract award: Development of the competition, selected in competition for the concept of a spatial program katyn museum in the building and surrounding caponier in warsaw citadel, and supervision over the execution of the works, in part: construction supervision services author in 2013 of building work at the museum of katyn in buildings and caponier environment in the warsaw citadel.
On the left bank of the River Narva one blokhaus and one machine-gun caponier had been built, also four machine-gun caponiers in the Agusalu swamp for covering the Vasknarva-Kuremae-Johvi road.