Parapet – meaning of the word and examples

A wall, rampart, or elevation of earth or stone to protect soldiers. (Merriam -Webster)

A low wall or railing to protect the edge of a platform, roof, or bridge. (Merriam – Webster)

parapet is a low wall along the edge of something high such as a bridge or roof. (Collins Dictionary)

A low wall along the edge of a roof, bridge, etc. (Cambridge Dictionary)

A low protective wall along the edge of a roof, bridge, or balcony. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A protective wall or earth defence along the top of a trench or other place of concealment for troops. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Examples

Parapet maintenance.

https://www.sullivanengineeringllc.com/2016/12/16/parapets/

Parapet Collapse: An Old Danger for Today’s Firefighters.

https://www.fireengineering.com/articles/print/volume-171/issue-6/features/parapet-collapse-an-old-danger-for-today-s-firefighters.html

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