- Noun: casemate 'keys`meyt
- A fortified chamber in which cannon may be placed to be fired through embrasures; or one capable of being used as a magazine, or for quartering troops
Derived forms: casemates
A vault or chamber in a bastion, having openings for the firing of weapons.
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- The casemate guns were protected by 160 180 mm thick armor plating.
- Fortifications included a casemate wall and a four-room city gate.
- Inside the casemate, the guns were housed in one continuous deck.
- The upper section of the casemate had thinner armor, at thick.
- The casemate guns were protected with 140 mm of armor.