What is barricade?


Barricade, from the French barrique (barrel), is any object or structure that creates a barrier or obstacle to control, block passage or force the flow of traffic in the desired direction. Adopted as a military term, a barricade denotes any improvised field fortification, most notably on the city streets during urban warfare.

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Barricade (disambiguation)
... A barricade is an object used to control, block passage, or force the flow of traffic in the desired direction ... Barricade may also refer to Barricade (1939 film), a 1939 action film directed by Gregory Ratoff and starring Alice Faye Barricade (2007 film), a 2007 horror film directed ... Joe universe Barricade (video game), an overhead view maze arcade game released by RamTeK in 1976 "Barricade" (song), a 2010 song by Interpol The Barricades, events that took place between 13 and 27 ...
Songs From Les Misérables - Act II - Upon These Stones – At The Barricade
... At the Barricade", also called "Back at the Barricade", begins with an instrumental reprise of the "Red and Black" and a sung reprise of the "Upon These Stones" musical ... the Complete Symphonic Recording, this song is mislabelled "Building the Barricade". 1991 Parisian Revival Version — This song is known as Sur la barricade (On the Barricade) ...
Barricade - Gallery
... Paving blocks in a barricade, Paris 1871 Earthen barricade during the Warsaw Uprising Among the materials frequently used for barricade construction are ...
Transformers Decepticons - Plot - Hoover Dam
... Brawl kills the Autobot and brings a tank to Barricade for interrogation (Communication Breakdown) ... Create-A-Bot reveals to Barricade that the AllSpark is on Earth and that Starscream wants Create-A-Bot to kill Megatron before Barricade can revive him, so that he can ... Barricade proceeds to destroy a nearby bunker to locate information on how to get into the dam ...
List Of Characters In Transformers (film Series) - Decepticons - Barricade - Frenzy
... Reno Wilson voices Frenzy, a small and vicious espionage expert who transforms into a GPX BCDW9815CNP boombox, and later into a mobile phone ... For most of the film, Frenzy speaks in Cybertronian and has only a few English lines ...

More definitions of "barricade":

  • (verb): Prevent access to by barricading.
    Example: "The street where the President lives is always barricaded"
  • (noun): A barrier (usually thrown up hastily so as to impede the advance of an enemy).
    Example: "They enemy stormed the barricade"
  • (noun): A barrier set up by police to stop traffic on a street or road in order to catch a fugitive or inspect traffic etc..
    Synonyms: roadblock
  • (verb): Block off with barricades.
    Synonyms: barricado