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Status: STD 2005/06/07
Code: 847

Concept definition: An <EMBANKMENT>, especially one on top of a <WALL> or <RAMPART> or in front of a <MILITARY_TRENCH>, that is built to provide protection from an enemy's observation and fire, to protect <EQUIPMENT>, to stabilize an adjacent <STRUCTURE>, or to serve as a <TERRAIN_OBSTACLE>; parapet [SOED, "parapet", 1].
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