embrasure: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (em-brā'zhur), [key]
— n.
  1. (in fortification) an opening, as a loophole or crenel, through which missiles may be discharged.
  2. a splayed enlargement of a door or window toward the inner face of a wall.
  3. the space between adjacent teeth.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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