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Defense

Meanings and phrases

Defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947; Department of Defense; Defense Department; United States Department of Defense; DoD

defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; defence; defensive measure
  2. protection from harm; defence
  3. (sports) the team that is trying to prevent the other team from scoring; defence; defending team
  4. the justification for some act or belief; defence; vindication
  5. the defendant and his legal advisors collectively; defence; defense team; defense lawyers
  6. (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires; defense mechanism; defense reaction; defence mechanism; defence reaction; defence
  7. the speech act of answering an attack on your assertions; refutation; defence
  8. an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; defence; defense force; defence force
  9. a defendant's answer or plea denying the truth of the charges against him; defence; denial; demurrer
  10. the act of defending someone or something against attack or injury; defence
  11. a structure used to defend against attack; defensive structure; defence

BW defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. defense against biological warfare; biological warfare defense; biological warfare defence; BW defence

Ballistic Missile Defense Organization

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an agency in the Department of Defense that is responsible for making ballistic missile defense a reality; BMDO

Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the central research and development organization for the United States Department of Defense; responsible for developing new surveillance technologies since 9/11; DARPA

Defense Department

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947; Department of Defense; United States Department of Defense; Defense; DoD

Defense Information Systems Agency

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a combat support agency in the Department of Defense responsible for developing and operating and supporting information systems to serve the needs of the President and the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff; DISA

Defense Intelligence Agency

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an intelligence agency of the United States in the Department of Defense; is responsible for providing intelligence in support of military planning and operations and weapons acquisition; DIA

Defense Logistics Agency

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a logistics combat support agency in the Department of Defense; provides worldwide support for military missions

Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the organization in the Defense Logistics Agency that inventories and evaluates and sells reusable United States government surplus; DRMS

Defense Secretary

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department; Secretary of Defense
  2. the position of the head of the Department of Defense; Secretary of Defense

Defense Technical Information Center

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the agency in the Department of Defense that provides scientific and technical information to federal agencies and their contractors; DTIC

Department of Defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947; Defense Department; United States Department of Defense; Defense; DoD

Department of Defense Laboratory System

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a defense laboratory that provides essential services in fundamental science for national security and environmental protection and provides technologies that contribute to industrial competitiveness; LABLINK

Israeli Defense Force

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the ground and air and naval forces of Israel; IDF

Secretary of Defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the person who holds the secretaryship of the Defense Department; Defense Secretary
  2. the position of the head of the Department of Defense; Defense Secretary

United States Department of Defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947; Department of Defense; Defense Department; Defense; DoD

active air defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. air defense by the use aircraft or missiles or artillery or electronic countermeasures

air defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. defensive measures designed to destroy attacking enemy aircraft or missiles or to nullify their effectiveness
E.g.
  • leaving the entire Alaska air defense mission to the 317th.
  • He later worked as platoon commander in an air defense unit.
  • JG 2 and JG 26 were left in the west to provide an air defense.

anti-takeover defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. resistance to or defense against a hostile takeover
n.
  1. a shipboard missile system

biological defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents; biological defence; biodefense; biodefence
n.
  1. defense against biological warfare; biological warfare defence; BW defense; BW defence

chemical defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using chemical agents; chemical defence

civil defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. activities organized by civilians for their own protection in time of war or disaster
E.g.
  • Canada's civil defense measures evolved over time.
  • He also contributed to civil defense.
  • Each local civil defense service was divided into several sections.

defense attorney

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the lawyer representing the defendant; defense lawyer
E.g.
  • Mykle's defense attorney was Johan Bernhard Hjort.
  • He serves as prosecutor, Fatty as defense attorney, Begbick as judge.
  • Roger Lowenstein, a former criminal defense attorney, founded the school.

defense contractor

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a contractor concerned with the development and manufacture of systems of defense
E.g.
  • Their bidding strategy is to team with a defense contractor to serve as the integrator.
  • Nostromo Defensa Nostromo Defensa is a defense contractor based in Córdoba, Argentina.
  • Since 2008, UVM was as a subsidiary of the South African defense contractor Ivema (Pty.)

defense force

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an organization of defenders that provides resistance against attack; defense; defence; defence force
E.g.
  • NATO acquired 18 E-3As and support equipment for a NATO air defense force.
  • Salman bin Sultan began his career as a lieutenant in the Saudi royal air defense force.
  • In 2017, the base is home to about 15,000 U.S. military and Japanese defense force employees.

defense laboratory

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a laboratory devoted to research and development for national defense

defense lawyer

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the lawyer representing the defendant; defense attorney
E.g.
  • Abraham Lincoln was the lead defense lawyer for the railroad company.
  • He is not related to Aaron Sorkin nor noted defense lawyer Ira Lee Sorkin.
  • He has worked as a criminal defense lawyer for four years and been civil case litigator for two.

defense lawyers

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the defendant and his legal advisors collectively; defense; defence; defense team
E.g.
  • Manuel Hidalgo Rodriguez won $689,000 from his former defense lawyers.
  • Suspects gave defense lawyers a number of different versions of the events.
  • The defense lawyers were not permitted to know the names of these witnesses.

defense mechanism

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires; defense reaction; defence mechanism; defence reaction; defense; defence
E.g.
  • The insect secretes this substance as a defense mechanism.
  • She learns to talk and disables her electrical defense mechanism.
  • This is one of only a few theraphosid spiders that can stridulate as a major defense mechanism.

defense policy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a program for defending a country against its enemies; defense program; defence program; defence policy
E.g.
  • "The New York Times" called her a "defense policy wonk".
  • It eschewed foreign and defense policy.
  • European integration also involves foreign and defense policy that is aligned with NATO.

defense program

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a program for defending a country against its enemies; defense policy; defence program; defence policy

defense reaction

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. (psychiatry) an unconscious process that tries to reduce the anxiety associated with instinctive desires; defense mechanism; defence mechanism; defence reaction; defense; defence

defense system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the weaponry available for the defense of a region; defence system
E.g.
  • This provides a natural defense system.
  • Adjacent rocks, which also served as part of the defense system.
  • The objects were not spotted by the Soviet air defense system either.

defense team

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the defendant and his legal advisors collectively; defense; defence; defense lawyers
E.g.
  • He also added the graymail expert John D. Cline to his defense team.
  • He was the primary member of serial killer Ted Bundy's last defense team.
  • Gillibrand worked closely on the case and became a key part of the defense team.

deliberate defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a defense organized before contact is made with the enemy and while time for organization is available; usually includes a fortified zone (with pillboxes) and communication systems; deliberate defence

hasty defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a defense organized while in contact with the enemy or when time is limited; hasty defence

line of defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. any organization whose responsibility it is to defend against something; line of defence
  2. defensive structure consisting of a barrier that can be employed for defense against attack; line of defence
E.g.
  • The porcupine's last line of defense is to climb a tree.
  • Finally, the army line formed the third line of defense.
  • In addition elephants were deployed as first line of defense.

missile defense system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. naval weaponry providing a defense system; missile defence system
E.g.
  • The construction of a missile defense system was also feared to enable the US to attack with a nuclear first strike.
  • It is the first operational missile defense system specifically designed and built to intercept and destroy ballistic missiles.
  • In December 2010, Russian military experts indicated that the forthcoming S-500 missile defense system would include anti-hypersonic defenses.

passive air defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. air defense by the use of deception or dispersion or protective construction

defense against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • as Black has no defense against the threat of Qg7# (26...hxg6 27.
  • Another possibility is that perforation is a defense against herbivory.
  • A plant's first line of defense against abiotic stress is in its roots.

title defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was Klitschko's ninth successful title defense.
  • He would lose his first title defense to Karo Parisyan.
  • Nadal was the top seed during his title defense at the US Open.

national defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This led him to complain that polymer chemistry was not "civilized national defense."
  • In 1970, the United States government spent just over $80 billion on national defense.
  • It was recodified to be part of the US war and national defense statutes (50 USC 21–24).

coastal defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was responsible for coastal defense and the militia.
  • The Navy also manned some of the coastal defense artillery batteries.
  • Common targets included coastal defense guns, bridges, pillboxes, tanks, and shipping.

missile defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Aster 30 is capable of ballistic missile defense.
  • However, missile defense is no longer limited to interception of strategic nuclear weapons.
  • Many missile defense systems, such as Iron Dome, also have autonomous targeting capabilities.

defense minister

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Árbenz served as defense minister under President Arévalo.
  • Therefore, he is the first defense minister of Saudi Arabia.
  • Nazari previously served as Wardak's deputy defense minister.

criminal defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Roger Lowenstein, a former criminal defense attorney, founded the school.
  • Paul Morrison is currently a criminal defense attorney in Olathe, Kansas.
  • He has worked as a criminal defense lawyer for four years and been civil case litigator for two.

successful defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • make their first successful defense of the GHC title.
  • On June 26, he defeated Kenoh in a rematch to make his third successful defense.
  • After the successful defense, the king upgraded Dein's title to Dein Mani-Yut, (lit.

defense held

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • However, the Pros defense held Buffulo to only two first downs.
  • The ASU defense held Colorado QB Bernard Jackson to 86 passing yards.
  • Michigan's defense held, and Ohio State was forced to punt from his end zone.

first defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was also Franklin's first defense in 7 months.
  • He lost the title in his first defense to Winky Wright.
  • Therefore, he is the first defense minister of Saudi Arabia.

defense industry

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The city is a center for the defense industry which employs thousands.
  • Azerbaijan and Israel cooperate on numerous areas of the defense industry.
  • As a result of SSM projects now Turkey have existence of a defense industry.

legal defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The anarchist and pseudonymous writer Juan Montseny led Ferrer's legal defense.
  • These legal defense funds can have large membership counts where members contribute to the fund.
  • Because of the costs of mounting a legal defense, almost all defendants in these cases tend to settle.

defense attorneys

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their defense attorneys were all cited for contempt, went to prison and were disbarred.
  • The defense attorneys asked Ochs to sing "I Ain't Marching Anymore", but the judge wouldn't allow it.
  • His defense attorneys argued that Rector was intellectually impaired and not competent to stand trial.

defense forces

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • "Our security and defense forces will now be in the lead," Karzai said.
  • With the war over, "PC-1181" was reassigned to the defense forces of the Panama Canal.
  • Besides these, other careers such as teaching, nursing, and the defense forces are also popular.

defense counsel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Tweed's defense counsel included David Dudley Field II and Elihu Root.
  • From 1849-1850 Merrick was senior defense counsel in the Parkman-Webster murder case.
  • He served as defense counsel in many high-profile criminal matters around the state of Maryland.

minister of defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The current minister of defense is Lemma Megersa.
  • Massoud resumed his responsibilities as minister of defense.
  • Until that date, Prince Mishaal served as deputy minister of defense.

offense and defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Apollos dominated the game on both offense and defense.
  • Previously, most players had played their positions on both offense and defense.

defense systems

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After the Gulf War, improvements were made to several U.S. air defense systems.
  • Many missile defense systems, such as Iron Dome, also have autonomous targeting capabilities.
  • The adults activate Tatsumiya's hidden defense systems and attempt to repel the attacker but to no avail.

successful title defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It was Klitschko's ninth successful title defense.
  • On August 28, Kudo defeated Keisuke Ishii for his first successful title defense.
  • Nakajima and Bolshoi made their first successful title defense on September 9, defeating Leon and Ray.

scoring defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 1 scoring defense for only the second time in school history (1984).
  • The UMass scoring defense was ranked first in 2005 and fifth in 2006.
  • Cincinnati was 26th in scoring defense, permitting an average of 20.2 points per game.

defense allowed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The defense allowed only two touchdowns over those nine games.
  • The Bulls offense scored 279 points while the defense allowed 93 points.
  • The Bulls offense scored 177 points while the defense allowed 97 points.

total defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In some countries, civil defense is seen as a key part of "total defense".
  • Barber was part of a Tampa secondary that ranked first in total defense and passes defended.
  • The Hokies were ranked seventh in total defense, allowing just 277.08 yards per game on average.

title defense against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This prepared her for ABC Wide World of sports WIBF title defense against Brenda Rouse.
  • Maskayev won his first title defense against Peter Okhello on December 10, 2006 by unanimous decision.
  • In the run-up to his title defense against Peter Okhello, he stated regarding his citizenship: "Russian.

defense spending

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A huge rate of defense spending consumed large parts of the economy.
  • Walker believed it needed to go even further, tackling Social Security and defense spending.
  • Ongoing maneuvering regarding defense spending by the Ministry of Finance did not help matters.

own defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Shari also testified in her own defense.
  • John Brewer was tried in August 1983, and testified in his own defense.
  • Tokarev spoke in his own defense but was dismissed from the museum, although he suffered no other punishment.

defense budget

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Azerbaijan's defense budget for 2013 is $3.7 billion.
  • The defense budget of Azerbaijan for 2011 was set at US$3.1 billion.
  • This was roughly 0.2% of the $995 million Filipino defense budget of 1998.

defense forced

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Michigan's defense forced 18 turnovers, including eight steals and six blocks.
  • Michigan's defense forced 21 turnovers, including five steals by Zavier Simpson.
  • Vandys' defense forced Alabama into a fourth down situation on its own 21-yard line.

first title defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He would lose his first title defense to Karo Parisyan.
  • In his first title defense, Bader faced Linton Vassell at Bellator 186 on November 3, 2017.
  • In his first title defense later that year, he lost to Vitali's brother Wladimir Klitschko.

defense line

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Nevertheless, Atatürk managed to form a defense line to the north of Aleppo.
  • On the other hand, he vowed to be the first on the defense line in case of any advancement from the enemy.
  • $102M was to be spent on obtaining and laying boulders along the sea defense line at Stewartville and Leonora.

defense mechanisms

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They deploy "defense mechanisms" to achieve this.
  • The lyrics consist of free association on Lee's defense mechanisms.
  • "Peltodoris" has two main defense mechanisms that have been confirmed: mantle spicules and disruptive coloration.

defense contractors

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They also said there will be about 4,000–5,000 defense contractors.
  • However, the law was primarily used in the beginning against defense contractors.
  • It has also hacked government websites in the Middle East and Europe, as well as US defense contractors.

air defense system

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The objects were not spotted by the Soviet air defense system either.
  • A battery of four 120 mm M1 guns was at the fort 1952-54, part of the Cold War air defense system.
  • They remained close to the existing Syrian air defense system but could not be fully integrated into it.

strong defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Grichuk can hit for power, and provides speed and strong defense.
  • Along with Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, Nahargarh once formed a strong defense ring for the city.
  • He was the best player on a strong defense that was crucial to Cleveland's success in the AAFC and NFL.

coast defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1948, the last coast defense gun was removed from Fort Hamilton.
  • This allowed the weapons to be used in coast defense against moving targets.
  • Essentially all of the United States' coast defense guns were scrapped by the end of 1948.

self defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Thompson was not arrested, as the shooting was ruled self defense.
  • However, when Tshalkhia attacks him, Mindia kills him in self defense.
  • Fencing traces its roots to the development of swordsmanship for duels and self defense.

military defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bandung's location, in a low area between two mountainous regions, is strategically advantageous for military defense.
  • In 1907, Alcatraz Citadel ceased function as a military defense and became the Pacific Branch, U.S. Military Prison solely.
  • The ship was the main mode of transport to Alcatraz Island during its function as a military defense and war camp after the ship was built in 1867.

secretary of defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In August 1974 he was appointed deputy to the deputy assistant secretary of defense (procurement).
  • When she was sworn in as the assistant secretary of defense it was the highest position ever held by a woman in the Defense Department.
  • Former secretary of defense Robert McNamara and former Army chief of staff Frederick C. Weyand are both graduates of Cal's ROTC program.

defense mission

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • leaving the entire Alaska air defense mission to the 317th.
  • The air defense mission was changed to a military airlift mission.
  • The wing continued its air defense mission after the fall of the Soviet Union.

criminal defense attorney

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Roger Lowenstein, a former criminal defense attorney, founded the school.
  • Paul Morrison is currently a criminal defense attorney in Olathe, Kansas.
  • Marina Medvin Marina Medvin is an American criminal defense attorney located in Alexandria, Virginia.

pass defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Though the Steeler pass defense was one of its worst in decades, Blake played a role.
  • When the defense believes the opposing offense will pass the ball, they go into pass defense.
  • Despite this fearsome pass rush, the Chargers still finished 28th in the league in pass defense.

defense during

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was pulled from playing more than once for his lack of defense during the preseason.
  • Greener assisted Daniel Henry Chamberlain in Whittaker's defense during the court-martial.
  • Bademosi played sparingly on defense during his rookie season, but became a standout on special teams.

harbor defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • For the remainder of the war, "Lemnos" operated solely as a harbor defense ship.
  • A quick look at the map will show how Fort Strong's central location made it so well suited for harbor defense.
  • In 1924 the Coast Artillery Corps' harbor defense garrisons transitioned from a company-based organization to a regimental organization.

insanity defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Sickles was acquitted in the first use of the temporary insanity defense.
  • On June 13, 2000, the jury rejected the insanity defense, finding Uyesugi guilty on count 1 for the seven murders and count 9 for the attempted murder.
  • The trial focused mainly on Mitchell’s insanity defense and required the jury to determine whether Mitchell was legally insane at the time of the offense.

state defense

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some individual U.S. states maintain cavalry units as a part of their respective state defense forces.
  • Additionally the armed forces embrace several military sub-groups that can be involved in state defense when needed.
  • Thus, with the emphasis on state defense and protection, Sternberger linked constitutional patriotism to the concept of militant democracy.
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