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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cre·nelle, Cre·nel  n.
 1. An embrasure or indentation in a battlement; a loophole in a fortress; an indentation; a notch. See Merlon, and Illust. of Battlement.
 2. Bot. Same as Crenature.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Cre·nel n. See Crenelle.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches
           between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the
           edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a
           shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a
           hypertonic solution etc.) [syn: scallop, crenation,
           crenature, crenelle]
      2: a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated
         battlement [syn: crenelle]
      v : supply with battlements [syn: crenelate, crenellate]