Crenelated
Crenelate Cren"el*ate (kr?n"?l-?t or kr?"n?l-?t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Crenelated} (-?`t?d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Crenelating} (-?`t?ng).] [LL. crenellare, kernellare: cf. F. cr?neler to indent. See {Crenelle}.] [Written also {crenellate}.] 1. To furnish with crenelles. [1913 Webster]

2. To indent; to notch; as, a crenelated leaf. [1913 Webster]

{Crenelated molding} (Arch.), a kind of indented molding used in Norman buildings. [1913 Webster]


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  • crenelated — adj. 1. having repeated square indentations like those in a battlement; as, a crenelated molding. Syn: embattled, crenelate, crenellated, crenellate, indented. [WordNet 1.5] 2. having turrets and battlements in the style of a castle; of a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crenelated — 1823, see CRENELATE (Cf. crenelate) …   Etymology dictionary

  • crenelated — cren|e|lat|ed [ krenə,leıtəd ] adjective TECHNICAL a crenelated wall or castle has BATTLEMENTS …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crenelated — adjective see crenellated …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • crenelated — /kren l ay tid/, adj. furnished with crenelations, as a parapet or molding, in the manner of a battlement. Also, esp. Brit., crenellated. [1815 25; CRENELATE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • crenelated — adjective a) Having crenellations or battlements b) Having a series of square indentations …   Wiktionary

  • crenelated — adj. shaped like battlements, shaped with a zig zag pattern, having an uneven shape like the top of a castle or defensive wall cren·elate || krenÉ™leɪt v. build battlements with openings through which weapons can be fired …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crenelated — cren·el·at·ed …   English syllables

  • crenelated — cren•el•at•ed or cren•el•lat•ed [[t]ˈkrɛn lˌeɪ tɪd[/t]] adj. for furnished with crenels, as a parapet, in the manner of a battlement • Etymology: 1815–1825 …   From formal English to slang

  • crenelated —    (or crenate)    Leaves having rounded, scalloped teeth along the edges …   Herbal-medical glossary

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