bo͝ol'wərk, -wôrk', bŭl'-
Anything like a buttress; support or prop
Any defense or bulwark
An enclosed place or fortified building for military defense, equipped as with earthworks, guns, etc.
A fortified place; fort
A low protective wall or railing along the edge of a raised structure such as a roof or balcony.
A minor fortification constructed beyond a main defensive position or fortification.
(Chemistry) A substance that prevents change in the acidity of a solution when an acid or base is added to the solution or when the solution is diluted. Buffers are used to make solutions of known pH, especially for instrument calibration purposes. Natural buffers also exist in living organisms, where biochemical reactions are very sensitive to changes in pH.
In ancient Greece and Rome, any statue of the Greek goddess Pallas Athena; specif., the legendary statue in Troy on the preservation of which the safety of the city was supposed to depend
An upright structure of masonry, wood, plaster, or other building material serving to enclose, divide, or protect an area, especially a vertical construction forming an inner partition or exterior siding of a building.
A barrier thrown up hastily for defense, as in street fighting
A fortress in a commanding position in or near a city.
An adjustable guide with a flat edge used on a table saw and positioned parallel to the plane of the cutting attachment in order to keep the board properly positioned for the cut to be made at the correct distance from the board's edge.
A ring worn to prevent a more valuable ring from sliding off the finger.
(Engineering) The work of excavating or building embankments
A strong, low sea wall built at a right angle to the coast to reduce shoreline erosion, esp. of a beach
A skin lesion, commonly a nevus, that is typically raised and discolored.
(Ecology) A physical or biological factor that limits the migration, interbreeding, or free movement of individuals or populations.
The science of fortifying.
The defendant and his or her legal counsel.
Financial or other help.
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