As nouns the difference between defense and outguard
is that defense
is defence (action of defending or protecting from attack, danger or injury, or any means for that purpose) while outguard
is (military) a guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy.
* defence (British)
(en noun) (US)
The action of defending or protecting from attack, danger, or injury.
Anything employed to oppose attack(s).
# A strategy and tactics employed to prevent the other team from scoring; contrasted with offense.
# The portion of a team dedicated to preventing the other team from scoring; contrasted with offense.
An argument in support or justification of something.
Government policy or (infra)structure related to the military.
Prohibition; a prohibitory ordinance.
* Sir W. Temple
- Department of Defense
- Severe defenses against wearing any linen under a certain breadth.
* See also
* Nuremberg defense
* defensive scheme
* defensive system
(military) A guard or small body of troops at a distance from the main body of an army, to watch for the approach of an enemy.
(by extension) Anything for defense placed at a distance from the thing to be defended.