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Definition of Defensive

Defensive
Defensive De*fen"sive, n. That which defends; a safeguard. Wars preventive, upon just fears, are true defensives. --Bacon. To be on the defensive, To stand on the defensive, to be or stand in a state or posture of defense or resistance, in opposition to aggression or attack.

Meaning of Defensive from wikipedia

- goals Defenceman (ice hockey), a player, other than the goaltender, in a defensive position Defense (legal), an attempt to avoid criminal or civil liability...
- A defensive tackle (DT) is typically the largest and strongest of the defensive players in American football. The defensive tackle typically lines up...
- Some midfielders play a disciplined defensive role, breaking up attacks, and are otherwise known as defensive midfielders. Others blur the boundaries...
- In gridiron football, defensive backs (DBs) are the players on the defensive team who take positions somewhat back from the line of scrimmage; they are...
- Defensive end (DE) is a defensive position in the sport of gridiron football. This position has designated the players at each end of the defensive line...
- Defensive computing is a form of practice for computer users to help reduce the risk of computing problems, by avoiding dangerous computing practices...
- A defensive wall is a fortification usually used to protect a city, town or other settlement from potential aggressors. The walls can range from simple...
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- sabermetrics, the defensive spectrum is the graphical representation of the positions on a baseball field, arranged from left (the easiest defensive positions)...
- Defensive neorealism is a structural theory derived from the school of neorealism in international relations theory. It finds its foundation in Kenneth...
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