Sentence Examples with the word turret

Returning to the cloister, a vaulted passage admitted to the small cloister (I), opening from the north side of which were eight small cells, assigned to the scribes employed in copying works for the library, which was placed in the upper story, accessible by a turret staircase.

For the desulphurization of zinc blende where it is not intended to collect and save the sulphur there are many mechanical kilns, generally classified as straight-line, horse-shoe, turret and shaft kilns; all of these may be made to do good work on moderately clean ores which do not melt at the temperature of desulphurization.

There is a 15th-century Italian example in South Kensington Museum of a pilastered turret containing an oblong crystal case, the whole resting on a stemmed base, and surmounted with a cupola.

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In English churches these stairs generally run up in a small turret in the wall at the west end of the chancel; often this also leads out on to the roof.

On the Lednock are the falls of the Devil's Cauldron and on the Turret and its feeders several graceful cascades.

Accordingly, the vessel was built so low in the water that the waves glided easily over its deck except at the middle, where was constructed a revolving turret 1 for the guns, and though the vessel's iron armour had a thickness of 1 in.

The small cloister is at W, where were the carols or cells of the scribes, with the library (P) over, reached by a turret staircase.