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the art or science of strengthening defenses

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the addition of an ingredient for the purpose of enrichment (as the addition of alcohol to wine or the addition of vitamins to food)

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They were built as military fortifications as early as the 10th century.
The source added that military fortifications force rushed to the scene and cordoned off the area to prevent the gunmen from escaping to the surrounding orchards.
After the revolution, however, the Islamic Republic took full control of Abu Musa and installed military fortifications around the perimeter of the island, which has a native population of around a thousand Arabic-speakers.
as the weeks passed there developed an increasing parallel tempo of construction of new military fortifications, supply warehouses, and barracks to prepare for the approaching campaigns on and, as well as the construction of two enlarged naval fleets to contest the control of Lake Ontario and the St.
factions from building tunnels and military fortifications in Gaza.
Since the lifting of military rule in Matsu in 1992, tourism has become the main source of income for the islands, which are home to numerous natural and cultural sites as well as military fortifications and tunnels.
He champions logistics as a new and developing field of medieval expertise, asserting the crucial roles played by strategic military fortifications and chains of supply during these long and often arduous campaigns.
The city was laid under siege, and Michelangelo, using his architecture and building skills, went to the aid of his city by designing and working on its military fortifications from 1528 to 1529.
His doodles are of walls and designs of military fortifications," said Jean-Pierre Osenat, chairman of Paris-based auction house Osenat, which is handling the sale.
Rather than describing the military fortifications as pre-and post-gunpowder artillery, he often utilizes the terms "Hindu"' and "Muslim" to refer to the two eras.