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What Is The Definition Of Point-In-Line In Fencing?

1. A point-in-line occurs when the fencer fully extends his arm and points the sword at his opponent. In foil and sabre fencing, this type of attack gives the fencer the right of way. This means the opponent must deflect the point before they can attack the fencer.

Examples Of How Point-In-Line Is Used In Fencing

1. Davis has the point-in-line, but Smith deflects his blade and thrusts forward for a point.

Sports The Term Is Used

1. Fencing

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