Meaning of parapet
Pronunciation: (par'u-pit, -pet"), [key]
- a defensive wall or elevation, as of earth or stone, in a fortification. See diag. underbastion.
- an elevation raised above the main wall or rampart of a permanent fortification.
- any low protective wall or barrier at the edge of a balcony, roof, bridge, or the like.
- parapet (Thesaurus)