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Fences and boundaries

balustrade

noun

a stone structure like a fence around the edge of a balcony or other area higher than the ground

barbed wire

noun

thick wire with a lot of sharp points sticking out of it, used for making fences

barricade

noun

a temporary structure that is built across a road, gate, or door to prevent people from getting through

barrier

noun

a bar or gate that stops people or vehicles from entering a place

boundary

noun

a physical object such as a wall or fence that marks the limits of an area

cattle grid

noun

a set of metal bars fixed over a hole in the ground that cows, sheep etc cannot cross. The American word is cattle guard.

chain-link fence

noun

a fence made of wire netting

chicken wire

noun

a type of light wire net used especially for making fences for keeping chickens inside an area

crash barrier

noun

a low metal fence at the side of a road or along the middle of a motorway

crush barrier

noun

a fence used for preventing people from being crushed at a place where there is a large crowd of people

fence

noun

a flat upright structure made of wood or wire that surrounds an area of land

fencing

noun

fences, or the materials such as wood and wire used for making them

guard rail

noun

a bar or fence put for safety at the edge of something such as a road, a bridge, or stairs

paling

noun

a fence made from long narrow boards with pointed ends

paling

noun

a single board in a paling

palisade

noun

a strong fence made from tall posts with pointed ends

palisade

noun

a single post in a palisade

perimeter

noun

the outer edge of an enclosed area of ground such as a field or airport

picket fence

noun

a fence made of thin flat boards that are pointed at the top. People think of picket fences as typical of houses in small middle-class towns in the US.

railing

noun

a fence made of narrow posts supporting an upper bar

railing

noun

the upper bar of a fence

sandbag

noun

a bag that is filled with sand and put in a pile with other sandbags to protect a place from flood water or explosions

screen

noun

the wire or plastic net that is used in a screen

stile

noun

a structure with steps near a fence or a wall, used for helping you to climb over

windbreak

noun

something such as a line of trees or a fence that protects you from the wind

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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