In technical fortification, this is an imaginary line bisecting the salient angle of a work.
Related term(s): Fortification; Angle, Salient; Bastion; Bastion, Demi
Category: Castles and Fortifications
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 87.
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