Definitions for "fortress "
A fortified place; a large and permanent fortification, sometimes including a town; a fort; a castle; a stronghold; a place of defense or security.
To furnish with a fortress or with fortresses; to guard; to fortify.
a fortified defensive structure
Keywords:  chess, endgame, pawn, weaker, lagging
A term used for a chess position that cannot be effectively attacked or broken down even with superior material advantage. Category: Glossary 2 visitor(s) thought this was helpful. Do you
A chess position which has all it's pieces blocked and safe from attack.
A fortress is a position that, if obtained by the weaker side, will prevent the opposing side from penetration, this generally resulting in a draw (which the weaker side is seeking).
Fortress is a 1993 film directed by Stuart Gordon. The story takes place in a dystopian future. The main character in the movie, John Henry Brennick (Christopher Lambert) and his wife Karen B.
Fortress is a solitaire card game which is played with a deck of playing cards. It is similar in many respects to Beleaguered Castle, and though it has more tableau piles, it is no easier.
a Danforth style anchor, but made out of aluminum, so that you can use a larger size for holding in current without having to pull up a heavy steel anchor
Fortress is a draft specification for a programming language currently developed by Sun Microsystems as part of a DARPA-funded supercomputing initiative. One of the language designers is Guy L. Steele, Jr., whose previous work includes Scheme and Java.
a self-contained software system, contains business logic ( grunts ) and private data ( strongboxes ), and is surrounded by an unbreachable wall
the security system installed on all LMU classroom computers, to ensure that important information is not intentionally or accidentally deleted. When Fortress is running, deleting or changing computer settings is restricted; normal computer usage is allowed. Current versions of Fortress sometimes cause problems when viewing some Power Point presentations. If this occurs, notify the Classroom Management Office for assistance.
Fortress is a simple script driven framework for performing security scans. The core of the application is an application which will execute testing scripts written using the embedded LUA scripting engine. The scripts may perform almost arbitrary operations, including making HTTP requests, conducting port scanning, and taking advantage of several other provided primitives.
Keywords:  starbase, fleet, gate, sectors, mobile
A fortress is a mobile starbase. It has all of the capabilities of a command base and additionally possesses a limited gate that can move any fleet to a target up to five sectors away.
Keywords:  prison, island, thousand, city, ships
Island prison in the City of Ten Thousand Ships.
Keywords:  town, protect, built, wall, structure
A large fort or protected town.
a structure designed and built to protect that which is within
a wall of protection