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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Buildings, Military
turrettur‧ret /ˈtʌrɪt/ noun [countable]  1 TBBa small tower on a large building, especially a castle2 PMthe place on a tank from which guns are firedturreted adjective
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turretThe Chobham establishment therefore redesigned the hull and turret for the next version, Challenger.Its round towers and conical turrets peep unexpectedly through the trees on the hills north of Cardiff.The gun turrets had safety circuits which stowed the guns horizontally but not longitudinally.Her legs seemed too weak to carry her back upstairs to the sanctuary of her turret room.Sister Rosa, Sister Rosa, what do you see from the turret?My place was in the turret, to work and fight the guns.Explosive reactive armour, which is fitted in box-shaped panels, has been fixed to the turret roof of modern Soviet tanks.The turret gun chattered, disintegrating a makeshift barrier of rubble.
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