fence

(redirected from fencing)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Financial, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to fencing: fencing material

fence

an outdoor partition made of timber, wire or other material effective in keeping animals apart.

introductory fence
one that will keep animals apart but which is pervious enough, e.g. made of wire netting, that there is plenty of opportunity for visual, olfactory and licking contact of new introductions before actually co-mingling them.
References in periodicals archive ?
Fencing, which is considered a martial art, is also getting a boost from an increase in popularity of other martial arts, such as kickboxing, Logan said.
maker of Eon, launched the Eon(R) fencing line in January 2006 as an alternative to wood fencing.
Replacing existing fencing or designing an enclosure from scratch is Texas Fence Company's specialty.
The residential market accounted for the largest share of fencing demand in 2011 and will remain the market leader in 2016.
It might not be the way of the Masque de Fer, the French fencing club that began in the 1700s where Calhoun trained, but it has worked in this case.
Because of this devastation, there is an increased demand for new fencing due to ongoing construction and hurricane repairs," Hobey Allen, vice president of sales and marketing, stated.
Think about what an eight-foot-tall chain link fence would weigh," says Wiles, who is an expert on deer fencing.
Twenty years ago, you would walk down the street with a fencing bag, and they would say, `What kind of fences do you put up?
Lawrence Calhoun, fencing coach at the league-leading Chaminade College Preparatory School in West Hills.
Designed by former building contractor Bud Heath, the Cat Fence-In system easily attaches just below the top of any wood, chain link or masonry fencing.