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Synonyms for crenel

one of a series of rounded projections (or the notches between them) formed by curves along an edge (as the edge of a leaf or piece of cloth or the margin of a shell or a shriveled red blood cell observed in a hypertonic solution etc

a notch or open space between two merlons in a crenelated battlement

supply with battlements

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The water-management system improvements include master drainage planning, pre-project water quality and wildlife monitoring, computational fluid dynamics modeling, permitting, construction of crenels and baffles to slow water moving through existing ponds and the design and construction of automated water-monitoring systems.
Tourbillon castle built at the end of 13th century (1290-1308) by the bishop Boniface de Challant; mainly destroyed in 1461 by Patriots of the Valais; rebuilt about 1477 by the bishop Guillaume VI of Raron, with in particular chapel and a wall equipped with crenels.
Some were sited directly in the landscape; others hung from crenels or windows, whether outside the palace or in a small structure in the middle of a lake, carrying on a dialogue with the architecture and the sky, competing with the stars.