Definition of Hasty defense

1. Noun. A defense organized while in contact with the enemy or when time is limited.

Exact synonyms: Hasty Defence
Generic synonyms: Defence, Defense, Defensive Measure



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hasty Defense

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Literary usage of Hasty defense

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1. Network Science by National Research Council (U. S.), National Research Council (2005)
"Hence, the assault on the objective became a hasty defense until such time as the operation ... For example, the 1 BCT commander conducted a hasty defense, ..."

2. The Military Dictionary (1987)
"See also deliberate crossing. hasty defense— (DOD, NATO) A defense normally organized while in contact with the enemy or when contact is imminent and time ..."

3. Lucky War: Third Army in Desert Storm by Richard M. Swain (1999)
"... the former to prepare for a deliberate attack, the latter in a hasty defense to allow the corps to rebalance for the decisive attack the next day. ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"It must be, as far as possible, free from being commanded by artillery fire, capable of hasty defense, offer few (if any) advantages to an enemy, ..."

5. A Revolutionary Pilgrimage: Being an Account of a Series of Visits to by Ernest Clifford Peixotto (1917)
"A hasty defense had been organized and the authorities temporized long enough to permit the return of General Lincoln with the main American army in the ..."

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