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crenelated

cren·e·lat·ed

also cren·el·lat·ed  (krĕn′ə-lā′tĭd)
adj.
1. Having battlements.
2. Indented; notched: a crenelated wall.

[Probably from French créneler, to furnish with battlements, from Old French crenel, crenelation, diminutive of cren, notch; see cranny.]

cren′e·la′tion n.

crenellated

(ˈkrɛnɪˌleɪtɪd) or

crenelated

adj
1. (Fortifications) having battlements
2. (Architecture) (of a moulding, etc) having square indentations
Translations

crenellated

[ˈkrenɪleɪtɪd] ADJalmenado

crenellated

[ˈkrɛnəleɪtɪd] adj [wall] → crénelé(e), à créneaux

crenellated

adj battlementsmit Zinnen versehen, kreneliert (spec); moulding, patternzinnenartig

crenellated

[ˈkrɛnɪˌleɪtɪd] adjmerlato/a
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