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Noun1.Barbacan - a tower that is part of a defensive structure (such as a castle)barbacan - a tower that is part of a defensive structure (such as a castle)
tower - a structure taller than its diameter; can stand alone or be attached to a larger building
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The present contract covers the repair of the roof with steam insulation - 2350m2, thermal insulation XPS and hydromembrane - 2363m2 and the accompanying works, delivery and installation of: lightning rod, hat of galvanized steel sheet, copper planking, copper sheet, drainage cisterns, drainage Pipes, gutters, barbacan grids and more.
2) draining socks in 25/50 draining aggregates along the retaining walls to drain and discharge runoff from the new platform in a diffuse manner and / or by barbacans spaced 2.
Others did fortify and rampire their walls, set up little fortresses, bastions, squared ravelins, digged trenches, cleansed countermines, fenced themselves with gabions, contrived platforms, emptied casemates, barricaded the false brays, erected the cavaliers, repaired the counterscarps, plastered the curtains, lengthened ravelins, stopped parapets, morticed barbacans, assured the portcullises, fastened the hemes, sarasinesques, and cataracts, placed their sentries, and doubled their patrol.