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Meaning and definition for "barrier" word

[noun] a structure or object that impedes free movement
[noun] any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective; "intolerance is a barrier to understanding"
[noun] anything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access
\Bar"ri*er\, n. [OE. barrere, barere, F. barri[`e]re, fr. barre bar. See {Bar}, n.] 1. (Fort.) A carpentry obstruction, stockade, or other obstacle made in a passage in order to stop an enemy. 2. A fortress or fortified town, on the frontier of a country, commanding an avenue of approach. 3. pl. A fence or railing to mark the limits of a place, or to keep back a crowd. No sooner were the barriers opened, than he paced into the lists. --Sir W. Scott. 4. An any obstruction; anything which hinders approach or attack. ``Constitutional barriers.'' --Hopkinson. 5. Any limit or boundary; a line of separation. 'Twixt that [instinct] and reason, what a nice barrier ! --Pope. {Barrier gate}, a heavy gate to close the opening through a barrier. {Barrier reef}, a form of coral reef which runs in the general direction of the shore, and incloses a lagoon channel more or less extensive. {To fight at barriers}, to fight with a barrier between, as a martial exercise. [Obs.]

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See also: balusters | balustrade | banister | bannister | bar | barricade | blood-brain barrier | breakwater | bulwark | bulwarks | crash barrier | curtain | dam | dike | dyke | fence | fencing | fender | grate | grating | groin | groyne | handrail | hurdle | ideological barrier | impediment | impedimenta | jetty | language barrier | levee | mechanism | mole | movable barrier | obstacle | obstructer | obstruction | obstruction | obstructor | rail | railing | revetment | roadblock | seawall | starting gate | starting stalls | wing |

Related terms: balustrade, bank, barbed-wire entanglement, battlement, cecum, cloison, cul-de-sac, entanglement, fender, iron curtain, jetty, loophole, midriff, midsection, obstruction, parapet, partition, property line, rail, septum, shutter dam, stop

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Let's analyse "barrier" as pure text. This string has Seven letters in Two syllables and Three vowels. 42.9% of vowels is 4.3% more then average English word. Written in backwards: REIRRAB. Average typing speed for these characters is 1885 milliseconds. [info]

Morse code: -... .- .-. .-. .. . .-.


Hearts desire number calculated from vowels: barrier: 1 + 9 + 5 = 15, reduced: 6 . and the final result is Six.
Destiny number calculated from all letters: barrier: 2 + 1 + 9 + 9 + 9 + 5 + 9 = 44, reduced: 8, and the final result is Eight.

Tarot cards

Letter Num. Tarot c. Intensity Meaning
A (1) 1 Magician Creative, Inventive, Intuitive
B (1) 2 High Priestess Compassionate, Caring, Knowing
E (1) 5 Hierophant Wise, Crafty, Daring, Inventive
I (1) 9 Hermit Independent, Researcher, Intell,igent
R (3) 18 Moon Patient, Determined, Strong

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