Origin of turret
OTHER WORDS FROM turrettur·ret·less, adjective
Words nearby turret
How to use turret in a sentence
One, you have to create wide moats and high towers and turrets to try and keep as many bad people out as possible.PayPal CEO Dan Schulman: Cryptocurrency Is the Real Deal. And the Superapps Are Coming.|Eben Shapiro|April 25, 2021|Time
Players aren’t taught in the tutorial which champions are best for certain roles, nor what they should do after they destroy the enemy’s first turret.‘League of Legends: Wild Rift’ is ‘League’ Lite, targeted at new players|Shannon Liao|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
On its roof the armored version can bear the 441 pounds of the Hornet gun turret, Arquus' first venture into lightweight gun turrets.France’s new military trucks can form a convoy with just one driver|Christina Mackenzie|October 19, 2020|Popular-Science
Additionally, the weapon platform would carry an array of light cannons, with the gunner having 360 degrees field-of-view that was to be aided by a sighting turret at the top.14 Exceptional Weapon Systems from History That Were Ahead of their Time|Dattatreya Mandal|March 26, 2020|Realm of History
A fat red turret squatted at each corner of the building; six slender ones overlooked the parapets and gables.The GOP’s Last Identity Crisis Remade U.S. Politics|Michael Wolraich|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Using fingerprints, one was identified as U.S. Army Pvt. James Bowman, who had been in the turret of the car next to Gordon.
He was in the forward gun turret where the destroyer hit us.
The slide wraps around the castle like an old helter skelter and the castle is a play den with turret.
One eager father even shoved his young daughter up in a turret with a soldier.Egypt's Million Man March Protesters to Mubarak: Resign Now|Babak Dehghanpisheh|February 1, 2011|DAILY BEAST
In fact, she was placed in a room—or rather an erection of three storeys or rooms—of stout lattice-work in a turret of the castle.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
On the 20th the gates of the palace were battered in and the British flag was hoisted from its topmost turret.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
The walls of the castle are wonderfully complete, every tower and turret retaining its old-time battlements.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car|Thomas D. Murphy
Sailors often call the little turret built around the mast, where they stand and look out over the sea, a "crow's nest."Seven O'Clock Stories|Robert Gordon Anderson
Later, the square tower was crowned with an octagonal turret, sometimes with a conical roof, as in Cremona and Modena cathedrals.
British Dictionary definitions for turret
- a self-contained structure, capable of rotation, in which weapons are mounted, esp in tanks and warships
- a similar structure on an aircraft that houses one or more guns and sometimes a gunner