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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

- Defenceman (ice hockey), a player, other than the goaltender, in a defensive position Defensive batting, a method of avoiding being out in cricket Defense (legal)...
- A defensive coordinator is a coach responsible for a gridiron football (American football) team's defense. Generally, the defensive coordinator, the offensive...
- Midfielders may play an exclusively defensive role, breaking up attacks, and are in that case known as defensive midfielders. As central midfielders often...
- In gridiron football, defensive backs (DBs), also called the secondary, are the players on the defensive side of the ball who play ****hest back from the...
- The NBA All-Defensive Team is an annual National Basketball ****ociation (NBA) honor given since the 1968–69 NBA season to the best defensive players during...
- 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 tackles are typically the largest and strongest of the defensive players. Depending on a team's individual defensive scheme, a defensive tackle...
- ball are the offensive line, while linemen on the opposing team are the defensive line. A number of NFL rules specifically address restrictions and requirements...
- Defensive rating or defensive efficiency is a statistic used in basketball to measure an individual player's efficiency at preventing the other team from...
- 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...