defense

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line of defense consisting of a barrier of felled or live trees with branches (sharpened or with barbed wire entwined) toward the enemy abatis , abattis
air defense by the use aircraft or missiles or artillery or electronic countermeasures active air defense
United States Air Force defense laboratory responsible for discovering and developing and integrating fighting technologies for aerospace forces AFRL , Air Force Research Laboratory
United States defense laboratory to conduct research in high-performance computing for defense technology applications; a partnership of government and university and industry AHPCRC , Army High Performance Computing Research Center
(law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question alibi
defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc. alibi , exculpation , excuse , self-justification
resistance to or defense against a hostile takeover anti-takeover defense
branch of theology that is concerned with the defense of Christian doctrines apologetics
defense and justification apologia
written defense of a belief apologia
beliefs, defense or justification of apologia
formal written defense of something you believe in strongly apologia , apology
storage for defense weapons armory
agency in the Department of Defense that is responsible for making ballistic missile defense a reality Ballistic Missile Defense Organization , BMDO
British marshal of the RAF who commanded the British air defense forces that defeated the Luftwaffe during the Battle of Britain (1882-1970) Baron Hugh Caswall Tremenheere Dowding , Dowding , Dowdy , Hugh Dowding
bank of protection or defense barricade , bastion , breastwork , bulwark , earthwork , parapet , rampart
defense against biological warfare biological warfare defence , biological warfare defense , BW defence , BW defense
penetration of a barrier such as an enemy's defense breakthrough
agency in the Department of Defense that is a national center for research on all aspects of injury control and casualty care Casualty Care Research Center , CCRC
unpremeditated killing of a human being in self defense chance-medley
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