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turret

Pronunciation: /ˈtɜːrət; ˈtʌrɪt/

Translation of turret in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Architecture/Arquitectura] torrecilla (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • Many grotesque gargoyles with mysterious ochre stains around their mouths littered the castle's turrets and corners leering down at her.
    • Christine and I came and piled a huge mound of sand for a castle, adding turrets and walls and digging a moat that filled anew with every wave that reached it.
    • Then he describes a house up by the watertower, a grand and mysterious place that looks out over a gorge, and has an actual castle wall with a turret.
    1.2
    (gun turret)
    [Military/Militar] torreta (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The armoured turret has both laying and stabilisation drives and power supply.
    • A new feature of the tank is that the fitted modular special armour covers the turret.
    • We coordinated nonstandard casualty evacuation, which would be done on our tank turrets, and prepared his platoon for our arrival.

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