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A frame or structure upon which a gun is mounted for firing or maneuvering.
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(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a mechanical frame on which a gun is mounted for adjustment and firing or for transportation
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
A mobile or fixed support for a gun. It sometimes includes the elevating and traversing mechanisms. Also called carriage.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||gun carriage - a framework on which a gun is mounted for firing|
barbette carriage - a gun carriage elevated so that the gun can be fired over the parapet
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
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