A position in which the fencer's arm is extended, with the point of the blade threatening a target.
a fully extended arm - pointing toward the valid target of the opponent and must be in place prior to initiation of an opponent's attack and has the highest priority
A position by the defending fencer holding his arm straight from the shoulder and presenting the defending point directly at an attacker, offering to impale him. The point in line is a "defensive threat" and has the right of way until deflected.
an extension of arm and blade from shoulder to point threatening the opponent; in foil and sabre an established point in line has priority over an attack
A state of PRIORITY where the arm is straight and the point is threatening the opponent's target.
also line; an extended arm and blade that threatens the opponent.