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Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. outworks

    Works included in the scheme of defence of a place, but outside the main rampart; if "detached," they are moreover outside the glacis.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. outworks

    In fortification, are minor defenses constructed beyond the main body of a work, for the purpose of keeping the enemy at a distance, or commanding certain salient points which it is undesirable that he should occupy. Such works are ravelins, lunettes, hornworks, crown-works, demi-lunes, tenailles, etc. They occur in certain necessary order, as a ravelin before the curtain and tenaille, a hornwork before a ravelin, and so on.

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  1. workouts

  2. works out

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of outworks in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of outworks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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