crash barrier

noun

British
: a strong metal bar along the side of a road that prevents vehicles from driving off the road : guardrail

Examples of crash barrier in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Just ask Lando Norris about this—the low temperature was a factor in causing his McLaren to bottom out on a bump on the track, which sent him violently into a crash barrier and then to a hospital for precautionary checks. Roberto Baldwin, Ars Technica, 22 Nov. 2023

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“Crash barrier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crash%20barrier. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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