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Noun: turret  tur-ut or tú-rut [N. Amer], tú-rit [Brit]
  1. A small tower extending above a building
  2. A self-contained weapons platform housing guns and capable of rotation
    - gun enclosure, gun turret

Derived forms: turrets

Type of: platform, tower, weapons platform

Part of: armored combat vehicle [US], armoured combat vehicle [Brit, Cdn], army tank, castle, tank

Encyclopedia: Turret