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Definition 1: the art or sport of fighting with swords (especially the use of foils or epees or sabres to score points under a set of rules) - [noun denoting act]

(fencing is a kind of ...) the act using a sword (or other weapon) vigorously and skillfully

(fencing is a kind of ...) the act of fighting; any contest or struggle

"a fight broke out at the hockey game" "there was fighting in the streets" "the unhappy couple got into a terrible scrap"

(fencing is the domain which ... is member of) a fencing sword with a v-shaped blade and a slightly curved handle

(fencing is the domain which ... is member of) a flat rectangular area for fencing bouts

(fencing is the domain which ... is member of) a light slender flexible sword tipped by a button

(fencing is the domain which ... is member of) a fencing sword similar to a foil but with a heavier blade

(fencing is the domain which ... is member of) (fencing) a counterattack made immediately after successfully parrying the opponents lunge

(fencing is the domain which ... is member of) (fencing) a second thrust made on the same lunge (as when your opponent fails to riposte)

(fencing is the domain which ... is member of) (fencing) blocking a lunge or deflecting it with a circular motion of the sword

(fencing is the domain which ... is member of) (fencing) an attacking thrust made with one foot forward and the back leg straight and with the sword arm outstretched forward

(fencing is the domain which ... is member of) make a return thrust

"his opponent riposted"

Definition 2: a barrier that serves to enclose an area - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for fencing in the sense of this definition

(fencing is a kind of ...) a structure or object that impedes free movement

(... is a kind of fencing ) (baseball) a fence or screen (as behind home plate) to prevent the ball from traveling out of the playing field

(... is a kind of fencing ) a fence or wattle built across a stream to catch or retain fish

(... is a kind of fencing ) a masonry fence (as around an estate or garden)

"the wall followed the road" "he ducked behind the garden wall and waited"

(... is a kind of fencing ) a fence built of rough stones; used to separate fields

(... is a kind of fencing ) a fence (usually made of split logs laid across each other at an angle)

(... is a kind of fencing ) a fence made of upright pickets

(... is a kind of fencing ) a fence formed by a row of closely planted shrubs or bushes

(... is a kind of fencing ) a fence of steel wires woven into a diamond pattern

(... is part of fencing) a boundary line created by a fence

Definition 3: material for building fences - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for fencing in the sense of this definition

(fencing is a kind of ...) material used for constructing buildings

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