Demigorge Dem"i*gorge`, n. [Cf. F. demi- gorge.] (Fort.) Half the gorge, or entrance into a bastion, taken from the angle of the flank to the center of the bastion. [1913 Webster]

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  • ДЕМИГОРЖ — (франц. demigorge). Полуперешеек. Словарь иностранных слов, вошедших в состав русского языка. Чудинов А.Н., 1910. ДЕМИГОРЖ франц. demigorge. Полуперешеек. Объяснение 25000 иностранных слов, вошедших в употребление в русский язык, с означением их… …   Словарь иностранных слов русского языка

  • Capital (fortification) — In fortification, the capital of a bastion is a line drawn either from the angle of the polygon to the point of the bastion, or from the point of the bastion to the middle of the gorge. The capitals are from 35 to 40 fathoms long, from the point… …   Wikipedia

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