fortification [n] reinforced position barricade, barrier, bastion, battlement, block, blockhouse, breastwork, buffer, bulwark, castle, citadel, consolidation, defense, earthwork, embattlement, entrenchment, fastness, fort, fortress, garrison, keep, outpost, parapet, preparation, presidio, protection, reinforcement, stockade, strengthening, stronghold, support, wall; concepts 439,729

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  • fortification — [ fɔrtifikasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1360; lat. fortificatio, de fortis « fort » 1 ♦ Action de fortifier une place, de la munir d ouvrages défensifs. Travailler à la fortification d une position clé. 2 ♦ (XVe) Souvent plur. Ouvrage défensif, ou ensemble des …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fortification — Fortification. s. f. v. Ouvrage de Terre ou de Massonnerie qui rend une place forte. La fortification de cette ville est excellente. les fortifications n en valent rien. abbattre, raser les fortifications. demolir les fortifications. dresser le… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. That which fortifies; especially, a work or works… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fortification — early 15c., “strengthening,” also “defensive earthworks, tower” (mid 15c.), from M.Fr. fortification strengthening, fortification, from L.L. fortificationem (nom. fortificatio), noun of action from pp. stem of fortificare (see FORTIFY (Cf …   Etymology dictionary

  • fortification — [fôrt΄ə fi kā′shən] n. [ME fortificacioun < OFr fortification < LL fortificatio < pp. of fortificare: see FORTIFY] 1. the act or science of fortifying 2. something used in fortifying; esp., a fort or defensive earthwork, wall, etc. 3. a… …   English World dictionary

  • Fortification — Fortification, lat. dtsch., die Kriegsbaukunst; fortificiren, befestigen …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • fortification — index barrier, bulwark, corroboration, panoply, protection, safeguard, support (corroboration) …   Law dictionary

  • fortification — ou lieu de forteresse, comme rempart ou bastillon, Munimentum, Munitio, Firmamentum, Firmamen, Ouid …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Fortification — Planche de Cyclopaedia sur les fortifications. La fortification (du latin fortificatio « action de fortifier ») est l art militaire de renforcer une position ou un lieu contre une attaque par des ouvrages de défense. Par extension, la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fortification — Fort and Fortress redirect here. For other uses, see Fort (disambiguation) and Fortress (disambiguation). For other uses, see Fortification (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

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