guard

  1. a person who keeps watch over something or someone
  2. the person who plays that position on a football team
  3. a device designed to prevent injury
  4. a posture of defence in boxing or fencing
  5. a group of men who escort and protect some important person
  6. the duty of serving as a sentry
  7. a position on the line of scrimmage
  8. a position on a basketball team
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Guard

(i) Folding Maps, or plates, are sometimes mounted on guards, narrow strips of paper sewn into the book, to obviate sewing through the middle of the image itself. (ii) a leaf (often of tissue) inserted to protect a plate. (iii) A type of repair to the margins of individual leaves.
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Guard

A strip of paper, muslin, or other thin material used to attach or reinforce leaves or inserts in books, permitting bending
Found on http://www.ifla.org/VII/s30/pub/mg1.htm#5

Guard

A narrow strip of paper or linen pasted to a single leaf to allow sewing into a section for binding.
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Guard

Guard transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Guarded ; present participle &, verbal noun Gurding .] [ Old French guarder , garder , warder, French garder , from Old High German wart...n to be on the wa...
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Guard

Guard (gärd) intransitive verb To watch by way of caution or defense; to be caution; to be in a state or position of defense or safety; as, careful persons guard against mistakes.
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Guard

Guard noun [ Old French guarde , French garde ; of German origin; confer Old High German wart , marto , one who watches, mata a watching, Goth. wardja watchman. See Guard , transitive verb ] 1. One who, or that which, ...
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guard

1. One who, or that which, guards from injury, danger, exposure, or attack; defense; protection. 'His greatness was no guard to bar heaven's shaft.' (Shak) ... 2. A man, or body of men, stationed to protect or control a person or position; a watch; a sentinel. 'The guard which kept the door of the king's house.' Kings xiv. 27. ... 3. One who has ch...
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guard

safety noun a device designed to prevent injury
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guard

(gahrd) a protective device. mouth guard any of various removable intraoral appliances that protect the teeth and sometimes the lips and cheeks during contact sports.
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Guard

• (v. t.) A man, or body of men, stationed to protect or control a person or position; a watch; a sentinel. • (v. t.) A fence or rail to prevent falling from the deck of a vessel. • (n.) To keep watch over, in order to prevent escape or restrain from acts of violence, or the like. • (v. t.) An extension of the deck of a vessel b...
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Guard

The position when a fighter is on his back with his opponent on top of him.
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guard

one of two player positions on offense -- see linemen. A 5-player defensive line will have one, and a defensive line of 6 or more players, two guards, while a defensive line of fewer than 5 players has no guard.
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Guard

a boolean test that must be satisfied for a Flow of an activity diagram or a Transition of a state machine diagram to be allowed to start
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Guard

A grappling position where one player is on his back and has his legs around an opponent, who is either standing or kneeling. A competitor who is in someone’s guard may try to pass the guard and get to side control or the mount, both of which are more offensive positions, though the competitor may also try to land blows from the guard. A competit...
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Guard

Train staff member originally provided to assist with train braking before the introduction of continuous brakes - the name derives from the days of horse-drawn road coaches when guards were employed to protect the passengers from highwaymen. In more recent times, guards have been used to carry out ticketing duties and have become known by the US n...
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Guard

The person formerly employed to operate the doors on an Underground train, look after passengers, ensure right-time departure from stations, assist the driver in emergencies and provide rear protection for the train if required in emergency. All trains are now one-person-operated (OPO) and the guard's job is redundant.
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Guard

[American and Canadian football] In American and Canadian football, a guard (G) is a player who lines up between the center and the tackles on the offensive line of a football team. The guard`s job is to protect the quarterback from the incoming defensive line and linebackers during pass plays, as well as creating openings (holes) for the r...
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Guard

[grappling] The guard is a ground grappling position where one combatant has their back to the ground, while attempting to control the other combatant using the legs. In pure grappling combat sports, the guard is considered an advantageous position, because the bottom combatant can attack with various joint locks and chokeholds, while the t...
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Guard

[computer science] In computer programming, a guard is a boolean expression that must evaluate to true if the program execution is to continue in the branch in question. Regardless of which programming language is used, guard code is a check of integrity preconditions used to avoid errors during execution. A typical example is checking that...
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Guard

also Bell and Bell Guard. A Cup-shaped metal (steel or aluminum) weapon part which protects the hand. Foils use small concentrically mounted bell guards,
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Guard

Offensive players on the offensive line, lining up on the other side of the center. They protect the quarterback and block defenders.
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Guard

OG one of two player positions on offense.
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Guard

The part of a sword hilt designed to provide protection for the hand of the user (eg knuckle guard).
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Guard

A Brazilian Jiu Jitsu position that requires a fighter lying flat on their back and controlling an opponent's movement and position by keeping them tied up and restricted between their legs. There are many variations of this position. 2. A boxing term describing the act of keeping both hands up to protect the face.
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