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A breakwater
A defense or safeguard
To provide protection of defense for something
The planking or plating along the sides of a nautical vessel above her gunwale that reduces the likelihood of seas washing over the gunwales and people being washed overboard
A defensive wall or rampart
To fortify something with a wall or rampart
anything that gives security or defense
{v} to fortify, secure
{n} a fortification, fort, security, defense
{i} stout defense wall, fortress wall
light plating or wooden extension of the hull above an exposed deck, furnishing protection against weather and loss of material or personnel
A vertical extension above the deck designed to keep water out and to assist in keeping people in
Protective sides of the ship rising up from the exposed deck
To fortify with, or as with, a rampart or wall; to secure by fortification; to protect
[arch] A strong wall ,generally low permitting defensive fire
A parapet, or extension of the hull planking above the weather deck, and carried round the vessel providing protection from weather
The sides of a ship above the upper deck
defend with a bulwark
The plating fitted for protection at the sides of a ship on and above the weather deck
a fence-like structure around a deck
Part of the hull of a ship that extends above the main deck from bow to stern forming a rail
an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes; "they stormed the ramparts of the city"; "they blew the trumpet and the walls came tumbling down"
The corner of a fortification, often containing artillery
A bulwark against something protects you against it. A bulwark of something protects it. The abbeys were founded in the 12th century by King David as a bulwark against the English
a protective structure of stone or concrete; extends from shore into the water to prevent a beach from washing away
A rampart; a fortification; a bastion or outwork
That which secures against an enemy, or defends from attack; any means of defense or protection
The portion of the hull extending above the deck
Rail around the deck
A vessel's topsides that extend above the deck
a fence-like structure around a deck
plural of bulwark
{i} protective wall, barrier, rampart, parapet; support
The sides of a ship above the upper deck