Example sentences for: defenses

How can you use “defenses” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Congress stiffs other federal programs, but all the Secret Service's desires are fulfilled: $6 million for four armor-plated limousines, $3 million for Y2K conversion, millions to pay for extra travel expenses, $62 million to beef up White House security, including new bulletproof windows, air defenses, and 27 extra security staffers.

  • The pathway by which LPS activates host innate immune defenses has been illuminated by the positional cloning of Lps and establishment of its identity with Tlr4 [ 11], a mammalian representative of an ancient family of receptors [ 16] that serve both developmental and defensive functions.

  • Strategically, few dispute the merits of perfecting "theater" defenses, such as the upgraded Patriot missile to swat down low-flying shorter-range missiles on overseas battlefields, but the genuine operational need for a missile defense system for the U.S. homeland remains a much-gnawed bone of contention.

  • Leigh, mindful of symmetry, has paired her with Annie (Lynda Steadman), a woman with no apparent defenses at all.

  • The biggest obstacle, says the Times , is Jesse Helms, whose main interest in the area of nuclear weaponry is not traditional arms control, but enhanced anti-missile defenses.

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