Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / embrasure
FEEDBACK

embrasure

See definition of embrasure on Dictionary.com
  • as indent
  • as inrecess

synonyms for embrasure

  • incision
  • indentation
  • cavity
  • crater
  • crenel
  • cut
  • dimple
  • dint
  • dip
  • furrow
  • hollow
  • impression
  • nick
  • notch
  • pit
  • scallop
  • score
  • scratch
  • sink
  • trough
  • con-cavity
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

antonyms for embrasure

MOST RELEVANT
  • increase
  • bulge
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
QUIZ
Are Your Stars Aligned For This Zodiac Quiz?
START THE QUIZ

How to use embrasure in a sentence

I leaned back in the embrasure in a more comfortable position, so that I could enjoy more fully the aerial gambolling.
DRACULABRAM STOKER
I turned with a gasp of excitement and satisfaction: yes, the embrasure of the wall was deep enough; what a wall it was!
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
The bank was a parapet, behind which the gunboats crouched, firing up the bayou as through an embrasure.
THE COLLECTED WORKS OF AMBROSE BIERCEAMBROSE BIERCE
The men who work these guns now do not need to see the enemy, even through the porthole or the embrasure.
STEAM STEEL AND ELECTRICITYJAMES W. STEELE
The day before yesterday he saw the smoke from an embrasure on his left and heard a shell coming, but did not see it.
THE LIFE OF GORDON, VOLUME IDEMETRIUS CHARLES BOULGER
He masked the embrasure and had the piece loaded with a double charge of slugs and grape shot and half a charge of powder.
LAZARREMARY HARTWELL CATHERWOOD
Then she stood, half leaning against the embrasure, gazing moodily across the river.
GRAY YOUTHOLIVER ONIONS
Just then a musket ball struck the cannon in the embrasure, rolled along, and fell at the general's feet.
FROM FARM HOUSE TO THE WHITE HOUSEWILLIAM M. THAYER
At that instant a puff of smoke broke from an embrasure of the rear fort, and a gun thundered out its defiance to Xuarez.
THE HARLEQUIN OPAL, VOL. 1 (OF 3)FERGUS HUME
This niche is of concrete, and its walls in the vicinity of the embrasure are protected by thick iron plate.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO EMBRASURE

  • cavity
  • con-cavity
  • crater
  • crenel
  • cut
  • dimple
  • dint
  • dip
  • embrasure
  • furrow
  • hollow
  • impression
  • incision
  • indentation
  • nick
  • notch
  • pit
  • scallop
  • score
  • scratch
  • sink
  • trough
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.