The projecting angle formed by the two faces of a bastion. The same as a 'salient angle.'
Related term(s): Angle, Salient; Bastion; Angle, Diminished; Angle, Interior Flanking; Angle of the Centre; Angle of the Epaule
Category: Castles and Fortifications
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 22.
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