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crash barrier

n
(Civil Engineering) a barrier erected along the centre of a motorway, around a racetrack, etc, for safety purposes
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Noun1.crash barrier - a strong protective barrier that is erected around a racetrack or in the middle of a dual-lane highway in order to reduce the likelihood of severe accidents
barrier - a structure or object that impedes free movement
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Translations
zaščitna ograja

crash barrier

n (Brit) (Aut) → guardrail m inv
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