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bol·lard

 (bŏl′ərd)
n.
1. Nautical A thick post on a ship or wharf, used for securing ropes and hawsers.
2. One of a series of posts preventing vehicles from entering an area.
3. A projecting bulge of snow or ice used as an anchor for a rope in mountaineering.

[Middle English, probably from bole, tree trunk; see bole1.]

bollard

(ˈbɒlɑːd; ˈbɒləd)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a strong wooden or metal post mounted on a wharf, quay, etc, used for securing mooring lines
2. (Civil Engineering) Brit a small post or marker placed on a kerb or traffic island to make it conspicuous to motorists
3. (Mountaineering) mountaineering an outcrop of rock or pillar of ice that may be used to belay a rope
[C14: perhaps from bole1 + -ard]

bol•lard

(ˈbɒl ərd)

n.
1.
a. a thick low post, usu. of iron or steel, mounted on a wharf or the like, to which mooring lines from vessels are attached.
2. Brit. one of a series of short posts, esp. for excluding motor vehicles from a road.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bollard - a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines)bollard - a strong post (as on a wharf or quay or ship for attaching mooring lines); "the road was closed to vehicular traffic with bollards"
bitthead - the upper end of a bitt
pier, wharf, wharfage, dock - a platform built out from the shore into the water and supported by piles; provides access to ships and boats
post - an upright consisting of a piece of timber or metal fixed firmly in an upright position; "he set a row of posts in the ground and strung barbwire between them"
riding bitt - one of the large bitts used to secure the cable of a dropped anchor
ship - a vessel that carries passengers or freight
Translations
عَمود رَبْطِ حِبالِ المَرْكِب
pacholeuliční patník
betonpælfortøjningspæl
pollaritolppa
bornebittebollard
kikötõbakterelõoszlop
pollistöpull
knechtasstulpelis
barjera
cestný pätníkpoler
iskele babasıkısa işaret direği

bollard

[ˈbɒləd] N (Brit) (at roadside) → baliza f (Naut) → noray m, bolardo m

bollard

[ˈbɒlərd ˈbɒlɑːrd] n
(British) (= concrete post) → borne f
(for mooring)bitte f d'amarrage

bollard

n (on quay, road) → Poller m

bollard

[ˈbɒləd] n (on quay) → bitta (Brit) (to bar way) → pilastrino di chiusura al traffico; (at junction) → colonnina luminosa

bollard

(ˈbəlaːd) noun
1. a post for controlling traffic. The pedestrian shopping area has been closed off with bollards.
2. a short post on a wharf or ship round which ropes are fastened.