Associations to the word «Barrier»

Pictures for the word «Barrier»


BARRIER, noun. A structure that bars passage.
BARRIER, noun. An obstacle or impediment.
BARRIER, noun. A boundary or limit.
BARRIER, noun. (grammar) A node (in Government and binding theory) said to intervene between other nodes A and B if it is a potential governor for B, c-commands B, and does not c-command A.
BARRIER BOARD, noun. (roofing) noncombustible board stock material of low thermal conductivity placed between two elements of a roof assembly.
BARRIER BOARDS, noun. Plural of barrier board
BARRIER ISLAND, noun. An island close to, and parallel to, the main coastline.
BARRIER METHOD, noun. A means of contraception by forming an impenetrable barrier between sexual partners
BARRIER METHODS, noun. Plural of barrier method
BARRIER REEF, noun. (nautical) A name given to reefs separated from the adjacent coast by a channel or lagoon.

Dictionary definition

BARRIER, noun. A structure or object that impedes free movement.
BARRIER, noun. Any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective; "intolerance is a barrier to understanding".
BARRIER, noun. Anything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access.

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