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Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Ravelin, or projecting outwork of a fortification beyond the bastions and curtain-wall, semicircular or segmental on plan rather than the more usual triangular arrangement, facilitating the...

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demilune

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

Ravelin, or projecting outwork of a fortification beyond the bastions and curtain-wall, semicircular or segmental on plan rather than the more usual triangular arrangement, facilitating the...

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demilune

James Stevens Curl.

in A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 30 words.

Ravelin, or projecting outwork of a fortification beyond the bastions and curtain-wall, semicircular or segmental on plan rather

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demilune

James Stevens Curl and Susan Wilson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture. 30 words.

*Ravelin, or projecting outwork of a fortification beyond the *bastions and *curtain-wall, semicircular or segmental

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demilune <i>noun & adjective</i>

Jennifer Speake and Mark LaFlaur.

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of Foreign Terms in English

January 1999; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 36 words.

E18 French (literally, ‘half-moon’).

A noun

1 E18 Fortification An outwork resembling a bastion, with a crescent-shaped gorge.

2 M18

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Vauban fortification

in Visual English Dictionary

January 2004; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 34 words.

Keywords barrack buildings bartizan bastion battlement caponiere counterguard counterscarp covered way demilune embrasure face flank glacis ground sill guardhouse moat

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Expression and Regulation of the Gene for Arginase I in Mouse Salivary Glands: Requirement of CCAAT/Enhancer-Binding Protein a for the Expression in the Parotid Gland

Tsugino Akiba, Namiko Kuroiwa, Atsuko Shimizu-Yabe, Katsviro Iwase, Takaki Hiwasa, Hidetaka Yokoe, Hitoshi Kubosawa, Ryoichiro Kageyama, Gretchen J. Dahrington, Masataka Mori, Hideki Tanzawa and Masaki Takiguchi.

in The Journal of Biochemistry

October 2002; p ublished online October 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biochemistry. 0 words.

Arginase in salivary glands is potentially involved in the synthesis of proline, glutamate, and polyamines that play specific physiological roles in the glands, and also in depletion of...

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Joseph Stöckel

Overview page. Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

(b Germany, 1743; d Paris, 23 May 1802). German furniture-maker, active in France. He is known to have been in Paris in 1769. He became a Master in 1775, and among his clients were a number...

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Embedment-free section electron microscopy

Hisatake Kondo.

in Microscopy

December 2006; p ublished online August 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Biological Sciences. 5488 words.

Because of potential hindrance of clear viewing in epoxy sections of biological entities having an electron density similar to and lower than that of epoxy resin, the author has stressed...

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