Noun(1) a low wall along the edge of a roof or balcony(2) fortification consisting of a low wall
(1) Three young men had a lucky escape after their car left the road, ploughed through a bridge parapet and ended up on its roof in a river.(2) Without wanting this to turn into some sort of awards ceremony, I'm just raising my head above the parapet here to say a big thanks to Tom for the past week's writing.(3) Thank goodness someone in the county has the courage to stick their head above the parapet and challenge the validity of this quite outrageous system.(4) A passing motorist found the car, which had hit the bridge parapet and rolled into a ditch near the river.(5) With the enemy dead at his feet, Grieve climbed onto the parapet of the enemy gun position, stood upright and signalled - all clear!(6) she stood on the bridge, leaning over the parapet to watch the water race by(7) Sadiq dropped over the parapet and into the trench beside him.(8) My first sight of a trench was of two greasy clay walls with a parapet on the top and duckboards on the bottom with men in it not looking very happy because it had been raining a lot.(9) And it is true that the young have always been in love with edges, walking the parapet of a bridge when the pavement is right beside it.(10) But the prime minister may well be more willing to stick his head above the parapet after E - day, providing Britons have had the chance to see the euro at work.(11) The steel-faced external wall extends into the house to mark the entrance, form a parapet and frame the fireplace.(12) The parapet is a steel-plated wedge with no need for handrails, and the boardwalk is gently inclined for wheelchair users.(13) But a wee warning for those who dare stick their heads above the parapet : look out, you'll need to be very thick-skinned!(14) the sandbags that made up the parapet had been blown away and the wall of the trench had caved in(15) For instance, we are instructed to build a parapet / fence around any flat roof, to prevent anyone from falling.(16) They sat at one of the better tables up beside the parapet overlooking the courtyard.
1. balustrade ::
2. barricade ::
3. breastwork ::
Different Formsparapet, parapets
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