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fortification

 
Noun fortification has 3 senses
  1. fortification, munition - defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
    --1 is a kind of defensive structure, defense, defence
    --1 has parts: rampart, bulwark, wall
    --1 has particulars:
     bastion; bunker, dugout; castle; defilade; entrenchment, intrenchment; escarpment, escarp, scarp, protective embankment; fieldwork; lunette; Maginot Line; palisade; parapet, breastwork; Siegfried line; stockade
    Derived form: verb fortify2
  2. fortification - the art or science of strengthening defenses
    --2 is a kind of
    art, artistry, prowess
    Derived forms: verb fortify3, verb fortify1
  3. fortification - the addition of an ingredient for the purpose of enrichment (as the addition of alcohol to wine or the addition of vitamins to food)
    --3 is a kind of
    enrichment
    Derived forms: verb fortify4, verb fortify1, verb fortify5
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