HyperDic: defensive_structure

English > 1 sense of the expression defensive structure:
NOUNartifactdefensive structure, defense, defencea structure used to defend against attack
English > defensive structure: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA structure used to defend against attack.
Synonymsdefense, defence
Narrowercheval-de-frise, chevaux-de-frisedefensive structure consisting of a movable obstacle composed of barbed wire or spikes attached to a wooden frame
fortification, munitiondefensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it
fortress, fortA fortified defensive structure
line of defense, line of defencedefensive structure consisting of a barrier that can be employed for defense against attack
outworkSubsidiary defensive structure lying outside the main fortified area
stronghold, fastnessA strongly fortified defensive structure
Broaderstructure, constructionA thing constructed
Spanishdefensa, estructura defensiva
Catalandefensa, estructura defensiva

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