Parapet synonyms

păr'ə-pĭt, -pĕt'
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Something resembling a wall in appearance, function, or construction, as the exterior surface of a body organ or part:
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An embankment of earth, usually surmounted by a parapet, encircling a castle, fort, etc., for defense against attack
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The definition of an obstruction is something that gets in the way, sticks out or blocks passage.
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The act of hindering:
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A thing that prevents passage or approach; obstruction, as a fence, wall, etc.
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A barrier constructed across a road, especially as a military defence
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In fortification: an indented parapet, formed by a series of rising members called cops or merlons, separated by openings called crenelles or embrasures, the soldier sheltering himself behind the merlon while he fires through the embrasure or through a loophole in the battlement.
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(Nautical) A railing on the quarter-deck and forecastle.
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The definition of an embankment is an area of material used to support a roadway or to hold back water.
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(Uncountable) The state of being embattled.
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The rail of such a structure.
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Find another word for parapet. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for parapet, like: wall, rampart, obstruction, hindrance, barrier, barricade, battlement, breastwork, bulwark, embankment and embattlement.