(Sports) A light portable barrier over which competitors must leap in certain races.
The definition of a difficulty refers to something that hinders you or causes you to have to face challenges, or the state or condition of being challenged or having a hard time.
A usually improvised structure set up, as across a route of access, to obstruct the passage of an enemy or opponent.
A shoe, sandal, etc. with a thick, usually wooden, sole: light clogs are used in clog dancing
Necessary but encumbering equipment on a ship.
Anything that impedes
An area near, alongside, or enclosed by a boundary
Any person or thing that hinders; obstacle; impediment; obstruction
The act or process of fortifying.
(Idiomatic) Alternative spelling of stumbling block.
Something resembling a wall in appearance, function, or construction, as the exterior surface of a body organ or part:
The definition of an embankment is an area of material used to support a roadway or to hold back water.
A deep, broad ditch dug around a fortress or castle, and often filled with water, for protection against invasion
(Informal) One that is intolerable, remarkable, or extreme in some other way:
The definition of a boundary is a line or something else that marks a limit or border.
A series of closely linked or connected things:
Anything that obstructs; hindrance
The definition of a restriction is a limitation.
The definition of a drawback is a disadvantage or negative feature.
(Nonstandard) A thing that slows the development of an illness.
A halt or stay, as on a trip:
One that causes something to stop:
Anything that stops movement or progress; obstruction, obstacle, or hindrance
The definition of a bulwark is something or someone that provides defense or protection.
An embankment of earth, usually surmounted by a parapet, encircling a castle, fort, etc., for defense against attack
A detachment of one or more troops, ships, or aircraft held in readiness or advanced to warn of an enemy's approach:
A minor fortification constructed beyond a main defensive position or fortification.
A long, narrow ditch dug by soldiers for cover and concealment, with the removed earth heaped up in front
Strands of wire twisted together, with barbs at regular, close intervals, used for fencing or military barriers
A political and ideological barrier between the West and the Communist countries of Asia after the Chinese revolution of 1949.
The definition of a dam is something that holds back water, or the body of water that is being held.
A plan or system for defending
A fortified place; fort
(Sports & Games) A race or contest in which contestants are given advantages or compensations to equalize the chances of winning.
A line of people or objects forming a barrier:
A structure made of a rail, often connecting a series of upright members, that is used as a guard or barrier or for support, as on a balcony or next to a staircase.
A similar fenced or enclosed area, especially one used for protection.
Something that separates or divides, as an interior wall dividing one room from another
A pleading in common law denying an allegation of fact in an adversary’s pleading or contesting that the adversary lacked adequate knowledge to make such an allegation in the first place. See also denial.
The definition of a limitation is a restriction or a defect, or the act of imposing restrictions.
A check is the bill a person receives at a restaurant, or a paper order directing your bank to pay money to a third party from your bank account.
(Engineering) The work of excavating or building embankments
An opening in a wall or fence for entrance or exit.
A section of mesh held in a frame, for use as in a window or door to keep insects out, serve as a barrier, etc.
A dead or partly dead tree that is still standing.
A group of peaks of the Sierra Nevada in east-central California rising to 4,341 m (14,242 ft).
The act or an instance of becoming open or being made to open:
A roughly-defined geographical area.
The right, permission, or power to come and go freely:
Something that provides help, support, or relief, such as money or supplies:
(Usually uncountable) One or more people employed to help in the maintenance of a house or the operation of a farm or enterprise.
An unobstructed area of land or water:
A thought, notion, or utterance:
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