Definition of Fortification. Meaning of Fortification. Synonyms of Fortification

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Definition of Fortification

Fortification
Fortification For`ti*fi*ca"tion, n. [L. fortificatio : cf. F. fortification.] 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 of territories in warfare, and is also used to solidify rule in a region...
- Food fortification or enrichment 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, often 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 that cover the development of fortification construction and use in Europe, roughly from the...
- This military base or fortification article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. v t e...
- A cavalier is a fortification which is built within a larger fortification, and which is higher 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 in...
- sometimes called a fortification spectrum (i.e. teichopsia, from Gr**** τεῖχος, town wall), because of its resemblance to the fortifications of a castle or...
- 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 or other...
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