glacis

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A gentle incline, especially one in front of a fortification
A device for sorting mail which slides parcels across a sloped surface
The angled armour plate on the front of a tank; glacis plate
{n} a sloping bank in fortification
(glah-see'): the area adjacent to the outer perimeter of the ditch, often graded to deflect incoming rounds up and over the parapet of the earthwork
(gla-see): The raised ground in front of the ditch, which exposes the enemy to the defenders' fire
A gentle slope, or a smooth, gently sloping bank; especially Fort
An earthwork on the outside of the moat sloping gradually from the top of the moat to ground level This feature reduced the target area of the Castle for enemy gunners and was added in the late 17th century The shape of the glacis has been lost in later 19th century work to add flanking batteries on either side of the Castle
A slope of earth, usually turfed, that inclines from the covered way towards the country Its object is to bring assailants into a conspicuous line of fire as they approach the fort
of Ravelin
{i} gentle slope; incline; slope that comes down from a fort; neutral area that stretches between two opposing or fighting forces
A cleared bank sloping down from a castle's walls It makes a clear line of fire in which attackers have nowhere to hide
), that slope of earth which inclines from the covered way toward the exterior ground or country (see Illust
A bank sloping down from a castle which acts as a defence against invaders, It is normally a broad, sloping bare rock or earth on which the attackers are completely exposed
A bank sloping down from a castle which acts as a defence against invaders; broad, sloping naked rock or earth on which the attackers are completely exposed
glacis

    Расстановка переносов

    glac·is

    Турецкое произношение

    gleysıs

    Произношение

    /ˈglāsəs/ /ˈɡleɪsəs/

    Этимология

    [ gla-'sE, 'gla-sE ] (noun.) 1672. French, from glacer to freeze, slide.

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