Parapet in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Parapet

a wall located near the ground that protects the border of a roof, bridge, or other raised area

Examples of Parapet in a sentence

The parapet on the roof prevented the attacking soldiers from hitting the men who hid behind it. 🔊

Fortunately, the small child wasn’t able to climb over the parapet that encircled the balcony. 🔊

We could not peer into the water because of the parapet that traced the edge of the bridge. 🔊

From behind the roof’s parapet, the king gazed upon his realm. 🔊

The parapet wraps around the top of the world's tallest building and keeps tourists from falling to their deaths. 🔊

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