HyperDic: fencing

English > 3 senses of the word fencing:
NOUNartifactfencing, fencea barrier that serves to enclose an area
substancefencing, fencing materialmaterial for building fences
actfencingthe art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules)
fencing > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'nsihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > fencing: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA barrier that serves to enclose an area.
Synonymfence
Part offence lineA boundary line created / created by a fence
Narrowerbackstop(baseball) a fence or screen (as behind home plate) to prevent the ball from traveling out of the playing field
chainlink fenceA fence of steel wires woven into a diamond pattern
hedge, hedgerowA fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes
picket fence, palingA fence made of upright pickets
rail fence, split-rail fenceA fence (usually made of split logs laid across each other at an angle)
stone wallA fence built of rough / rough stones
wallA masonry fence (as around an estate or garden)
weirA fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain fish
BroaderbarrierA structure or object that impedes free movement
Spanishalambrada, cercado, cerca, seto, valla
Catalantanca
Verbsfenceenclose with a fence
English > fencing: 3 senses > noun 2, substance
Meaningmaterial for building fences.
Synonymfencing material
Broaderbuilding materialmaterial used for constructing buildings
English > fencing: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules).
Category ofepeeA fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade
foilA light slender flexible sword tipped by a button
lunge, straight thrust, passado(fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward
parry(fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword
pisteA flat rectangular area for fencing bouts
remise(fencing) a second thrust made on the same lunge (as when your opponent fails to riposte)
riposte(fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge
riposteMake a return thrust
saber, sabreA fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle
Broaderfight, fighting, combat, scrapThe act of fighting
play, swordplayThe act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully
Spanishesgrima
Catalanesgrima
Verbsfencefight with fencing swords

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