Definitions for "Bastion"
A work projecting outward from the main inclosure of a fortification, consisting of two faces and two flanks, and so constructed that it is able to defend by a flanking fire the adjacent curtain, or wall which extends from one bastion to another. Two adjacent bastions are connected by the curtain, which joins the flank of one with the adjacent flank of the other. The distance between the flanks of a bastion is called the gorge. A lunette is a detached bastion. See Ravelin.
A projection from a fortification arranged to give a wider range of fire or to allow firing along the main walls. Usually at the intersection of two walls.
A small tower located either at the end of a castle's curtain wall or in the middle of the outside wall.
a stronghold into which people could go for shelter during a battle
a fortress, a stronghold, a fortified place
Bastion is a Marvel Comics supervillain, a fusion of the Sentinels Master Mold and Nimrod. He is mainly an enemy of the X-Men. He first appeared in X-Men #52 (May 1996).
A habitual involvement in a particular endeavor or realm of experience, which is observed every day at the same time. Once established, a bastion enables humans to make use of the force of routine habit to help them grow, and to develop their potential to be alive and active in the world around them. Back to Organizing Human Activity Page
Keywords:  router, sits, external, host, internal
Term used to describe a device (host or router) that sits between the internal and external networks.