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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Easily spotted on a crush barrier, the Premier League's most recognisable referee led the Tranmere partying from the terraces as Mellon's men booked a Wembley date with Newport thanks to a 1-1 draw at the New Lawn.
At 10 years of age I was perched on top of a crush barrier in the Railway End with my dad and I remember the smoke from the passing steam trains hanging in the air.
SAFE Each 'standing' fan at Celtic Park also has rail seating and a crush barrier
He said they went towards the front of the stand and stood behind a crush barrier to the right of the goal.
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.
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. The cheek of it!
This, however, led to his right leg being caught against the leg of a crush barrier.