bollard

Definitions

General English

  • noun a low post for a ship’s rope to be tied to
  • noun a low post in the road showing where traffic should go

Construction

  • A series of short posts set to prevent vehicular access or to protect property from damage by vehicular encroachment. A bollard is sometimes used to direct traffic.
  • A post on a slip or wharf for securing mooring or docking lines.
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