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parapet

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noun par·a·pet \ˈpa-rə-pət, -ˌpet\

Simple Definition of parapet

  • : a low wall at the edge of a platform, roof, or bridge

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of parapet

  1. 1 :  a wall, rampart, or elevation of earth or stone to protect soldiers

  2. 2 :  a low wall or railing to protect the edge of a platform, roof, or bridge —called also parapet wall

parapeted play \-ˌpe-təd\ adjective


PARAPET Defined for Kids

parapet

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noun par·a·pet \ˈper-ə-pət, -ˌpet\

Definition of parapet for Students

  1. 1 :  a low wall or fence at the edge of a platform, roof, or bridge

  2. 2 :  a wall of earth or stone to protect soldiers




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