३. पालन करनेवाला । यौ॰—रक्षक दल = रक्षा करनेवालों का दल । सिपाहियों का जत्था । रक्षक पोत = जल की यात्रा में संकट से रक्षा करनेवाला जहाज ।
Carried on by resisting attack or aggression; -- opposed to offensive; as, defensive war.
In a state or posture of defense.
Serving to defend or protect; proper for defense; opposed to offensive; as, defensive armor.
That which defends; a safeguard.
One who defends; one who maintains, supports, protects, or vindicates; a champion; an advocate; a vindicator.
A chain or cord for fastening a watch to one's person or dress.
A fence or rail to prevent falling from the deck of a vessel.
A man, or body of men, stationed to protect or control a person or position; a watch; a sentinel.
A plate of metal, beneath the stock, or the lock frame, of a gun or pistol, having a loop, called a bow, to protect the trigger.
A posture of defense in fencing, and in bayonet and saber exercise.
An expression or admission intended to secure against objections or censure.
An extension of the deck of a vessel beyond the hull; esp., in side-wheel steam vessels, the framework of strong timbers, which curves out on each side beyond the paddle wheel, and protects it and the shaft against collision.
An interleaved strip at the back, as in a scrap book, to guard against its breaking when filled.
Any fixture or attachment designed to protect or secure against injury, soiling, or defacement, theft or loss
One who has charge of a mail coach or a railway train; a conductor.
One who guards, preserves, or secures; one to whom any person or thing is committed for protection, security, or preservation from injury; a warden.
One who has, or is entitled to, the custody of the person or property of an infant, a minor without living parents, or a person incapable of managing his own affairs.
Performing, or appropriate to, the office of a protector; as, a guardian care.