road block
A barrier or obstacle (usually covered by fire) used to block or limit the movement of hostile vehicles along a route.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • road|block — «ROHD BLOK», noun, verb. –n. 1. a barrier placed across a road to stop vehicles: »The soldiers threw up a roadblock to halt the enemy s advance. 2. Figurative: »Legal roadblocks had been thrown in the way and finally sessions were deferred until… …   Useful english dictionary

  • road block — n. 1) to establish, set up a road block 2) to remove a road block 3) to break through, crash through, run a road block * * * crash through run a road block set up a road block to break through to establish to remove a road block …   Combinatory dictionary

  • road block — kelio blokavimas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Užtvara ar kliūtis (paprastai apšaudoma) priešo transporto priemonių judėjimui keliu užblokuoti ar apriboti. atitikmenys: angl. road block pranc. barrage routier …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • road block — see roadblock …   English dictionary

  • road·block — /ˈroʊdˌblɑːk/ noun, pl blocks [count] 1 : a place where police or military officers stop drivers especially in order to examine vehicles 2 US : something that stops progress That s the one roadblock to the plan. roadblocks on the path to success …   Useful english dictionary

  • man a road block — station workers at a road block, place workers at a road obstacle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Road protest (UK) — Road protest in the United Kingdom usually occurs as a reaction to a stated intention by the empowered authorities to build a new road, or to modify an existing road. Protests may also be made by those wishing to see new roads built or… …   Wikipedia

  • Block — (bl[o^]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Blocked} (bl[o^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Blocking}.] [Cf. F. bloquer, fr. bloc block. See {Block}, n.] 1. To obstruct so as to prevent passage or progress; to prevent passage from, through, or into, by obstructing the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Road speed limits in the Republic of Ireland — apply on all public roads in the country. These are signposted and legislated for in kilometres per hour. Speed limits are demarcated by regulatory road signs (see Road signs in the Republic of Ireland). These consist of white circular signs with …   Wikipedia

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