1. [ noun ] (military) defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
Synonyms: munition
Related terms: defensive_structure rampart entrenchment stockade parapet castle fieldwork lunette bunker Maginot_Line palisade defilade Siegfried_line escarpment bastion rampart fortify
2. [ noun ] the art or science of strengthening defenses
Related terms: art arm
3. [ noun ] (military) the addition of an ingredient for the purpose of enrichment (as the addition of alcohol to wine or the addition of vitamins to food)
Synonyms: strengthening
Related terms: increase enrichment deliberate_defense concentration strengthen fortify
Similar spelling:   fortified_wine