hurdle

Definitions

General English

Agriculture

  • noun a portable rectangular wooden frame used for temporary fencing for sheep

Food

  • noun something such as an unfavourable pH level or a modified environment that acts as an obstacle to the growth of microorganisms in food

Law

  • noun something which prevents something happening

Sports

  • noun one of a number of light barriers over which runners have to jump in some athletics events
  • verb to run in an athletics event in which hurdles must be jumped
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