movable barrier


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Noun1.movable barrier - a barrier that can be moved to allow passagemovable barrier - a barrier that can be moved to allow passage
barrier - a structure or object that impedes free movement
chicane - a movable barrier used in motor racing; sometimes placed before a dangerous corner to reduce speed as cars pass in single file
door - a swinging or sliding barrier that will close the entrance to a room or building or vehicle; "he knocked on the door"; "he slammed the door as he left"
gate - a movable barrier in a fence or wall
hatch - a movable barrier covering a hatchway
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To test their crashworthiness, the cars were subjected to a frontal collision at 64 km/h and a side crash at 50 km/h against a movable barrier in the shape of the front of a pickup truck or an SUV.
The vehicles were subjected to a frontal collision at 64 km/h and a side crash at 50 km/h against a movable barrier in the shape of the front of a pickup truck or an SUV.
A movable barrier will enable traffic to be "managed," meaning lane configurations can be changed to improve the traffic flow for morning and evening commutes, special events, etc.
The Unit 5 project also includes movable barrier installation along the entire length of the new I-15 managed lanes from Unit 1 to Unit 5.
A unique movable barrier system -- a first for Chicago -- will be deployed to facilitate the reversible lane, which will handle increased traffic volumes during the morning and evening rush periods for the duration of the construction project.
In the coming weeks, additional prep work will include lighting relocation, guardrail removal, temporary pavement widening, tree protection and limited tree removal, safety fence installation, and the setup of a movable barrier wall system.
Italian officials have long sought movable barriers to protect Venice from sea bed high tide, though that infrastructure isn't expected to be available until 2014-2015.