Fences and boundaries - synonyms or related words
a stone structure like a fence around the edge of a balcony or other area higher than the ground
cattle grid noun
British 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
crash barrier noun
British a low metal fence at the side of a road or along the middle of a motorway
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
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.
a bag that is filled with sand and put in a pile with other sandbags to protect a place from flood water or explosions
the wire or plastic net that is used in a screen
something such as a line of trees or a fence that protects you from the wind