Definition Of barrier


a fence or other obstacle that prevents movement or access.

However, he told council he would like to protect the fence with barriers , to prevent vehicle operators from accidentally running into the fence.

Example Of barrier

  • a language barrier

  • A lot of them saying they felt they were somewhat protected because there are barrier islands between them and the Gulf.

  • Bar-built Estuaries form when a shallow lagoon or bay is protected from the ocean by a sand bar or barrier island.

  • Bob Franken reports on the damage on Sanibel, one of the barrier islands to first feel the brunt of that storm.

  • But even out here on the barrier islands we'll have at least 10 feet of storm surge.

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