Definition of 'barbed wire'
Example sentences containing 'barbed wire'
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The dock gates loomed, large, new, made of steel bars, festooned with barbed wire. KARA KUSH (1989)Beyond the barbed wire, clear in his binoculars, Adam could see vast riches. KARA KUSH (1989)The wooden perimeter fence, topped with barbed wire, was situated on the far side of the parking bay. CODE BREAKER (1989)
They passed the barbed wire coils that marked the beginning of the Russian sector. THE INNOCENT (1989)
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Translations for 'barbed wire'
British English: barbed wire /bɑːbd ˈwaɪə/ NOUN
Barbed wire is strong wire with sharp points sticking out of it, which is used to make fences.
The factory was surrounded by barbed wire.
- American English: barbed wire
- Arabic: سِلْك شَائِك
- Brazilian Portuguese: arame farpado
- Chinese: 铁丝网
- Croatian: bodljikava žica
- Czech: ostnatý drát
- Danish: pigtråd
- Dutch: prikkeldraad
- European Spanish: alambre de espino
- Finnish: piikkilanka
- French: barbelé
- German: Stacheldraht
- Greek: συρματόπλεγμα
- Italian: filo spinato
- Japanese: 有刺鉄線
- Korean: 철조망
- Norwegian: piggtråd
- Polish: drut kolczasty
- European Portuguese: arame farpado
- Romanian: sârmă ghimpată
- Russian: колючая проволока
- Spanish: alambre de púas
- Swedish: taggtråd
- Thai: เส้นลวด
- Turkish: dikenli tel
- Ukrainian: колючий дріт
- Vietnamese: dây thép gai
Definition of barbed wire from the Collins English Dictionary
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