Word:

Barrier

Bar´ri`er
n.1.(Fort.) A carpentry obstruction, stockade, or other obstacle made in a passage in order to stop an enemy.
2.A fortress or fortified town, on the frontier of a country, commanding an avenue of approach.
3.A fence or railing to mark the limits of a place, or to keep back a crowd.
4.Any obstruction; anything which hinders approach or attack.
5.Any limit or boundary; a line of separation.
'Twixt that [instinct] and reason, what a nice barrier!
- Pope.
Barrier gate
a heavy gate to close the opening through a barrier.
Barrier reef
a form of coral reef which runs in the general direction of the shore, and incloses a lagoon channel more or less extensive.
To fight at barriers
to fight with a barrier between, as a martial exercise.
Noun1.Barrierbarrier - a structure or object that impedes free movement
2.Barrierbarrier - any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective; "intolerance is a barrier to understanding"
Synonyms: roadblock
3.barrier - anything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access
To see a barrier in your dream , represents an obstacle to emotional growth. You may feel hindered in fully expressing yourself. The dream may also indicate your resistance to change.abatis, advanced work, arch dam, backstop, balistraria, balustrade, bamboo curtain, bank, banquette, barbed-wire entanglement, barbican, barrage, barricade, bartizan, bastion, battlement, bear-trap dam, beaver dam, blank wall, blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, bolt, boom, bottleneck, boundary, brattice, breakwater, breastwork, brick wall, buffer, buffer state, bulkhead, bulwark, bumper, casemate, cecum, cheval-de-frise, choking, choking off, circumvallation, clog, cloison, cofferdam, collision mat, congestion, constipation, contravallation, costiveness, counterscarp, cul-de-sac, curtain, cushion, dam, dead end, defense, demibastion, diaphragm, dike, dissepiment, ditch, dividing line, dividing wall, division, drawbridge, earthwork, embankment, embolism, embolus, enclosure, entanglement, escarp, escarpment, fender, fieldwork, fortalice, frontier, gate, glacis, gorge, gravity dam, groin, ha-ha, hydraulic-fill dam, impasse, infarct, infarction, interseptum, iron curtain, jam, jetty, leaping weir, levee, lock, logjam, loophole, lunette, machicolation, mantelet, mat, merlon, midriff, midsection, milldam, moat, mole, mound, obstipation, outwork, pad, padlock, palisade, panel, parados, parapet, paries, partition, party wall, portcullis, postern gate, property line, rail, rampart, ravelin, redan, redoubt, roadblock, rock-fill dam, sally port, scarp, sconce, sealing off, seawall, separation, septulum, septum, shock pad, shutter dam, stockade, stone wall, stop, stoppage, strangulation, tenaille, vallation, vallum, weir, wicket dam, work
Translate Barrier to Spanish, Translate Barrier to German, Translate Barrier to French
Browse
barren ground caribou
Barren Grounds
Barren money
barren of
Barrenly
Barrenness
Barrenwort
Barret
Barrett's Esophagus
barrette
barretter
Barricade
barricaded
Barricader
Barricado
Barrie
-- Barrier --
Barrier gate
barrier island
barrier reef
barrier strip
Barrigudo
barring
Barringout
Barrio
Barrister
BARRNet
Barroom
Barrow
Barrow's goldeneye
barrow-boy
barrow-man
barrowful
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home - Privacy Policy