defense

[n] - the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring 2. [n] - the defendant and his legal advisors collectively 3. [n] - an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack 4. [n] - the justification for some act or belief 5. [n] - a defendant`s answer or plea denying the truth of the charges ...
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Defense

De·fense' transitive verb To furnish with defenses; to fortify. [ Obsolete] [ Written also defence .] « Better manned and more strongly defensed Hales.
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defense

The psychological mechanisms used to control anxiety, e.g., rationalization, projection. ... Origin: L. Defendo, to ward off ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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defense

defence noun military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; `they died in the defense of Stalingrad`; `they were developed for the defense program`
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defense

defence noun the justification for some act or belief; `he offered a persuasive defense of the theory`
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defense

defence noun the defendant and his legal advisors collectively; `the defense called for a mistrial`
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defense

demurrer noun a defendant`s answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; `he gave evidence for the defense`
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defense

defence force noun an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; `he joined the defense against invasion`
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defense

noun (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; `his teams are always good on defense`
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defense

(de-fens´) behavior directed to protection of the individual from injury. character defense any character trait, such as a mannerism, attitude, or affectation, that serves as a defense mechanism. insanity defense a legal concept that a person cannot be conv...
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Defense

• (n.) Alt. of Defence • (v. t.) To furnish with defenses; to fortify.
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defense

(from the article `international trade`) ...is essential for the national interest: its product would be needed in wartime, when the supply of imports might well be cut off. The verdict of ... The rising cost of weapon technology does not mean that defense costs (d) necessarily rise as a proportion of gross domestic product (GDP; the su...
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defense

(from the article `baseball`) By measuring the changes in the delicate balance between offense and defense, statistics also reveal much of baseball`s history on the playing field. ... The objective of the offense is to score runs by hitting fair balls out of the reach of the defense. Each team strives to advance its players around ... ...
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defense

Type: Term Pronunciation: dē-fents′ Definitions: 1. The psychological mechanisms used to control anxiety, rationalization, projection.
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Defense

The USS Defense was an American Auk Class minesweeper of 890 tons displacement launched in 1943. The USS Defense was powered by diesel engines providing a top speed of 18 knots and carried a complement of 105. She was armed with one 3 inch dual-purpose gun and two 40 mm anti-aircraft guns.
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defense

the act of preventing the offense from scoring; the team without the ball.
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Defense

a team's function of preventing the opposition from scoring.
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Defense

n. 1) The effort of the defendant's attorney during the trial process designed to defeat the suing party or prosecution in a criminal case. 2) To counter, or defeat the plaintiff's contentions, a response to a complaint.
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Defense

a team's function of preventing the opposition from scoring.
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Defense

[policy debate] In policy debate, defense refers to argument which has no implication other than mitigating an argument made by the opposing team. For example, `A will not cause B` is a defensive argument, while `A will cause B` is an offensive argument. Defensive arguments may often be conceded to `kick out` of positions. For example, a te...
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Defense

[legal] In civil proceedings and criminal prosecutions under the common law, a defendant may raise a defense (or defence) in an attempt to avoid criminal or civil liability. Besides contesting the accuracy of any allegation made against him or her in a criminal or civil proceeding, a defendant may also make allegations against the prosecuto...
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Defense

[sports] In many team sports, defense or defence is the action of preventing an opponent from scoring. The term may also refer to the tactics involved in defense, or a sub-team whose primary responsibility is defense. Similarly, a defense player or defender is a player who is generally charged with preventing the other team`s forwards from ...
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Defense

The team without the ball, who is defending against a score.
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Defense

The team currently in the field.
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Defense

The team without the ball; also the act of trying to stop the opponent from scoring.
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