Outwork

An outwork is a minor defense, fortification, built or established outside the principal fortification limits, detached or semidetached. Outworks such as ravelins, lunettes (demilunes), and caponiers to shield bastions and fortification curtains from direct battery were developed in the 16th century. Later the increasing scale of warfare and the g...
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Outwork

• (n.) A minor defense constructed beyond the main body of a work, as a ravelin, lunette, hornwork, etc. • (v. t.) To exceed in working; to work more or faster than.
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outwork

noun subsidiary defensive structure lying outside the main fortified area; `the outworks of the castle`
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Outwork

Out'work` noun (Fort.) A minor defense constructed beyond the main body of a work, as a ravelin, lunette, hornwork, etc. Wilhelm.
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Outwork

Out·work' transitive verb To exceed in working; to work more or faster than.
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Outwork

In fortifications outworks are minor defences constructed beyond the main body of a work. Examples include ravelin, lunette, hornwork, etc.
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Outwork

Work or services that are performed by an outside contractor or service provider.
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outwork

[n] - subsidiary defensive structure lying outside the main fortified area
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