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turret

tur·ret

turret

pronunciation:
tuh riht [or] tu riht
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a small, usu. circular tower on a larger building such as a castle.
 
definition 2: a low, usu. rotating steel structure that carries mounted guns on a tank, plane, warship, or the like.
definition 3: a tall wooden structure on wheels, formerly used in warfare to scale the walls of an enemy's fortifications.
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