Fortification vs Recipiangle - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between fortification and recipiangle

is that fortification is the act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying places to strengthen defence against an enemy while recipiangle is an instrument with two arms that are pivoted together at one end, and a graduated arc, used by military engineers for measuring and laying off angles of fortifications.

fortification

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of fortifying; the art or science of fortifying places to strengthen defence against an enemy.
  • That which fortifies; especially, a work or works erected to defend a place against attack; a fortified place; a fortress; a fort; a castle.
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  • *:“[…] We are engaged in a great work, a treatise on our river fortifications , perhaps? But since when did army officers afford the luxury of amanuenses in this simple republic?”
  • An increase in effectiveness, as by adding ingredients.
  • * 1979 , Kiplinger's Personal Finance (volume 33, number 7, July 1979, page 47)
  • Compare the nutrition information label of a regular ready-to-eat fortified cereal with that of a presweetened brand and you'll note that, although the sweetened one's sugar content is higher, the fortification is virtually identical.

    recipiangle

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An instrument with two arms that are pivoted together at one end, and a graduated arc, used by military engineers for measuring and laying off angles of fortifications.


  • (Webster 1913)