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barb·wire

 (bärb′wīr′)
n.
Barbed wire.

barbwire

(ˌbɑːbˈwaɪə)
n
US Another name for barbed wire

barbed′ wire′


n.
strands of wire twisted together with small pieces of sharply pointed wire at short intervals, used for fencing. Also called barbwire.
[1860–65]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.barbwire - strong wire with barbs at regular intervals used to prevent passagebarbwire - strong wire with barbs at regular intervals used to prevent passage
barb - the pointed part of barbed wire
concertina - coiled barbed wire used as an obstacle
wire - ligament made of metal and used to fasten things or make cages or fences etc
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