crush barrier


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crush barrier

n
a barrier erected to separate sections of large crowds in order to prevent crushing
Translations

crush barrier

nAbsperrung f, → Barrikade f

crush barrier

n (Brit) → transenna
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It was between two Everton fans, on the Gwladys Street, just behind the last crush barrier before the ledge.
He said they went towards the front of the stand and stood behind a crush barrier to the right of the goal.
Tenders are invited for Providing fixing of metal Crush Barrier work on Raikwar, Nowgawna Road.
I remember when I was a little boy, he made a little stool that slotted over the crush barrier at Ayresome Park - he used to get me in as a toddler and sit me on it so I could see.
It's where the players pass a line of reporters who are kept behind a crush barrier in a primitive manner that blatantly contradicts the tournament's elitist image.
When Norwich mounted a rare attack, the seething mass of humanity behind me surged forward and I was pushed against a steel crush barrier.
It should be a very big night and if there's a part of the grandstand, or maybe a crush barrier on the terracing people like to watch the racing from, I'd recommend getting in a few minutes earlier than usual to grab that place.
With a 1-0 away win it was a great day out; not only did we see Jon Stead's brilliant goal but that was shortly followed by a lad in a pink shirt and knitted sky blue beret flashing his buttocks at us from the top of a crush barrier.
A single banner proclaiming "Petty Out" was draped over a crush barrier by the smattering o Orient supporters.
Karl Mullee broke down while telling the court how he had been pushed against a crush barrier next to Jack in pen four.
Some children were knocked over by the crush barrier and Djokovic said: "It was a bit of a shock and I'm glad the children involved are OK.
She jumped down into the security pit for the last two songs, separated from the fans by a crush barrier.