TURRET MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Turret Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A little tower, frequently a merely ornamental structure at one of the angles of a larger structure.
  2. (n.) The elevated central portion of the roof of a passenger car. Its sides are pierced for light and ventilation.
  3. (n.) A movable building, of a square form, consisting of ten or even twenty stories and sometimes one hundred and twenty cubits high, usually moved on wheels, and employed in approaching a fortified place, for carrying soldiers, engines, ladders, casting bridges, and other necessaries.
  4. (n.) A revolving tower constructed of thick iron plates, within which cannon are mounted. Turrets are used on vessels of war and on land.


• Turreted Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Furnished with a turret or turrets; specifically (Zool.), having the whorls somewhat flattened on the upper side and often ornamented by spines or tubercles; -- said of certain spiral shells.
  2. (a.) Formed like a tower; as, a turreted lamp.


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