Definition of Fortification. Meaning of Fortification. Synonyms of Fortification
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Definition of Fortification
FortificationFortification For`ti*fi*ca"tion, n. [L. fortificatio : cf. F.
1. The act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying
places in order to defend them against an enemy.
2. That which fortifies; especially, a work or works erected
to defend a place against attack; a fortified place; a
fortress; a fort; a castle.
Fortification agate, Scotch pebble.
Syn: Fortress; citadel; bulwark. See Fortress.
Meaning of Fortification from wikipedia
- A fortification
is a military construction
or building designed
for the defense
in warfare, and is also used to solidify
rule in a region...
- Food fortification
is the process
of adding micronutrients
(essential trace elements
and vitamins) to food. It can be carried
out by food...
- A breastwork
is a temporary fortification
an earthwork thrown
up to breast height
to provide protection
to defenders firing
over it from a standing...
- Medieval fortification refers
to medieval military methods
of fortification construction
and use in Europe, roughly
- This military
base or fortification article
is a stub. You can help Wikipedia
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- A cavalier
is a fortification which
is built within
a larger fortification
, and which
than the rest of the work. It usually consists
of a raised...
- A sconce
is a small protective fortification
, such as an earthwork, often placed
on a mound
as a defensive
work for artillery. It was used primarily
- sometimes called
a fortification spectrum
(i.e. teichopsia, from Gr**** τεῖχος, town wall), because
of its resemblance
to the fortifications
of a castle
- The Lavra fortification
(Ukrainian: Лаврські фортифікаційні споруди, romanized: Lavrs’ki fortyfikatsiini
sporudy; Russian: Лаврские фортификационные укрепления...
- In fortification
architecture, a rampart
is a length
of bank or wall forming
part of the defensive boundary
of a castle, hillfort, settlement
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