Traversing platform
Traversing Trav"ers*ing, a. Adjustable laterally; having a lateral motion, or a swinging motion; adapted for giving lateral motion. [1913 Webster]

{Traversing plate} (Mil.), one of two thick iron plates at the hinder part of a gun carriage, where the handspike is applied in traversing the piece. --Wilhelm.

{Traversing platform} (Mil.), a platform for traversing guns. [1913 Webster]


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