cattle guard


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cattle guard

n.
A grid, usually of parallel metal bars, set at ground level in a road or gateway as a barrier to livestock while allowing the passage of vehicles and pedestrians.
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Noun1.cattle guard - a bridge over a ditch consisting of parallel metal bars that allow pedestrians and vehicles to pass, but not cattle
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
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Tenders are invited for Providing cattle guard near Shiva main gate and Gaganachukki falls road at Shivasamudram HEP
Multiple sources said survivors of the attack witnessed assailants using rocket-propelled grenades in addition to machetes and spears "thus overwhelming police and cattle guard forces in the area".
Meena, 50, is a workcharge employee of the forest department and is posted as a cattle guard at the Taler range of the park.
Park beside the road, walk across the cattle guard, and veer left off the road toward Harsin Butte.
Once you drive over your first cattle guard you are on the Whispering Pines reserve.
Motor another six-tenths of a mile, and, just beyond a cattle guard across the highway, pull off to the left or right and park.