The word barrier is a noun. Barrier means (1) a structure or object that impedes free movement, (2) any condition that makes it difficult to make progress or to achieve an objective, (3) anything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access.
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Browse this noise control specialist directory for info about noise control consultants in the United States of America. The photo on this page shows a highway noise barrier.
Located in the Pacific Ocean, Bora Bora is a spectacular island that is part of French Polynesia. Its two peaks, Mount Pahia and Mount Otemanu, are surrounded by a lagoon and a barrier reef, creating the perfect snorkeling or scuba diving environment.
The Outer Banks, or OBX, is a string of narrow barrier islands off the North Carolina coast. The Outer Banks islands are a major tourist destination with its beaches and temperate climate. It's a favorite spot for surfers and windsurfers. The Wright brothers' first powered flight took place at Kill Devil Hills near Kitty Hawk.
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U.S. stocks jumped and the S&P 500 crossed 3,000 points on Tuesday as optimism about a potential coronavirus vaccine and a revival in business activity helped investors overlook simmering Sino-U.S. tensions.
Reuters. Tuesday, 26 May 2020 13:41:22 -0400.
Plant products ingested by pregnant women through their diet are broken down by the intestinal microbiota into chemical substances, some of which can cross the placental barrier and reach the fetus. ...
Science Daily. Tuesday, 26 May 2020 12:40:40 EDT.
Scientists have found a way to make coral resistant to the impact of increasingly warm waters that has led to the destruction of about half of the Great Barrier Reef.
Sky News. Wednesday, 13 May 2020 17:42:00 +0100.
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