1. line of defense any organization whose responsibility it is to defend against something
  2. line of defence any organization whose responsibility it is to defend against something
  3. self-defense the act of defending yourself
  4. line of descent the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
  5. line of verse a single line of words in a poem
  6. innovativeness originality by virtue of introducing new ideas
  7. self-defence the act of defending yourself
  8. line of force an imaginary line in a field of force
  9. line of business a particular kind of commercial enterprise
  10. inevitable incapable of being avoided or prevented
  11. nerve deafness hearing loss due to failure of the auditory nerve
  12. ineffectiveness lacking the power to be effective
  13. line of vision an imaginary straight line along which an observer looks
  14. inventiveness the power of creative imagination
  15. tone deafness an inability to distinguish differences in pitch
  16. innovative being like nothing done or experienced or created before
  17. biodefense procedures involved in taking defensive measures against attacks using biological agents
  18. line of destiny a crease on the palm
  19. civil defense activities organized by civilians for their own protection in time of war or disaster
  20. passive air defense air defense by the use of deception or dispersion or protective construction