Definition of Crenelle

1. Noun. 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.).

Exact synonyms: Crenation, Crenature, Crenel, Scallop
Generic synonyms: Curve, Curved Shape
Derivative terms: Scallop, Scallop



2. Noun. A notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement.
Exact synonyms: Crenel
Group relationships: Battlement, Crenelation, Crenellation
Generic synonyms: Space
Derivative terms: Crenelate, Crenellate, Crenelate, Crenellate

Definition of Crenelle

1. n. An embrasure or indentation in a battlement; a loophole in a fortress; an indentation; a notch. See Merlon, and Illust. of Battlement.

Definition of Crenelle

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of crenel) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crenelle

1. a rounded projection [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crenelle

crenelated molding
crenelated moldings
crenelates
crenelating
crenelation
crenelations
creneled
creneling
crenellate
crenellated
crenellated moulding
crenellates
crenellating
crenellation
crenellations
crenelle (current term)
crenelled
crenelles
crenelling
crenels
crenic acid
crenocyte
crenocytosis
crenotherapy
crenshaw
crenshaws
crenulate
crenulated
crenulation
crenulations

Literary usage of Crenelle

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1. The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by John Timbs (1843)
"The boring of the Well of crenelle was commenced on the 24th of December, 1833; and the water spouted up on the 26th of February, 1841, at a quarter past 2 ..."

2. Paris and Its Environs: With Routes from London to Paris, Paris to the Rhine by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1874)
"In the Centre of this Place rises the tower. 128 ft. in height, Of the — Artesian Well of crenelle, which is 1870 ft. ill depth, ..."

3. Wonderful inventions: from the mariner's compass to the electric telegraph cable by John Timbs (1882)
"The water of the Artesian Well at crenelle, instead of being allowed simply to rush up into the air, is made to ascend in a vertical tube, no feet high, ..."

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