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Upstand vs. Parapet

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Upstandverb

(intransitive) To stand up; arise; be erect; rise.

Parapetnoun

A low protective wall.

Upstandnoun

A section of a roof covering or flashing which turns up against a vertical surface.

Parapetnoun

Part of a perimeter that extends above the roof.

Upstandadjective

(construction) (of a beam) Having its top surface above the slab with which it integrates; "an upstand beam".

Parapetnoun

(military) A fortification consisting of a wall.

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Upstandverb

To stand up; to be erected; to rise.

β€˜At once upstood the monarch, and upstoodThe wise Ulysses.’;

Parapetnoun

A low wall, especially one serving to protect the edge of a platform, roof, bridge, or the like.

Parapetnoun

A wall, rampart, or elevation of earth, for covering soldiers from an enemy's fire; a breastwork. See Illust. of Casemate.

Parapetnoun

a low wall along the edge of a roof or balcony

Parapetnoun

fortification consisting of a low wall

Parapet

A parapet is a barrier that is an extension of the wall at the edge of a roof, terrace, balcony, walkway or other structure. The word comes ultimately from the Italian parapetto (parare 'to cover/defend' and petto 'chest/breast').

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