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Meaning of "bollard" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BOLLARD

Perhaps from bole1 + -ard.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BOLLARD

bollard  [ˈbɒlɑːd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BOLLARD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Bollard is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BOLLARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

bollard

Bollard

A bollard is a short vertical post. Originally it meant a post used on a ship or a quay, principally for mooring. The word now also describes a variety of structures to control or direct road traffic, such as posts arranged in a line to obstruct the passage of motor vehicles. The term can also be used to describe short, post-like light fixtures.

Definition of bollard in the English dictionary

The first definition of bollard in the dictionary is a strong wooden or metal post mounted on a wharf, quay, etc, used for securing mooring lines. Other definition of bollard is a small post or marker placed on a kerb or traffic island to make it conspicuous to motorists. Bollard is also an outcrop of rock or pillar of ice that may be used to belay a rope.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BOLLARD


Abelard
ˈæbəˌlɑːd
ballade
bæˈlɑːd
Ballard
ˈbælɑːd
baselard
ˈbæsəˌlɑːd
enlard
ɪnˈlɑːd
foulard
fuːˈlɑːd
Gillard
ˈdʒɪlɑːd
holard
ˈhɒlɑːd
interlard
ˌɪntəˈlɑːd
lard
lɑːd
mallard
ˈmælɑːd
overlard
ˌəʊvəˈlɑːd
poulard
ˈpuːlɑːd
poularde
ˈpuːlɑːd
remoulade
ˌreɪmuːˈlɑːd
roulade
ruːˈlɑːd
salade
səˈlɑːd
Szilard
ˈsɪlɑːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BOLLARD

bolide
boline
Bolingbroke
Bolivar
Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
Bolivia
Bolivian
boliviano
boll
boll weevil
bollix
bollix up
bollock
bollocking
bollocks
bollworm
Bollywood
bolo
Bologna
bologna sausage

WORDS THAT END LIKE BOLLARD

award
Baudrillard
board
bulletin board
collard
credit card
dullard
Edward
forward
guard
hard
heard
Howard
in this regard
leaf-lard
Lollard
paillard
pollard
tailard
Vuillard

Synonyms and antonyms of bollard in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «bollard» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BOLLARD

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The translations of bollard from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «bollard» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

波兰德
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

bolardo
570 millions of speakers

English

bollard
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

bollard
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مربط الحبال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

столбик
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

bollard
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জেটিতে দড়ি বাঁধার খোঁটা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

bollard
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bollard
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Poller
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ボラード
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기둥
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bollard
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cột dây thuyền
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கட்டைத்தூண்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बोलार्ड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

iskele babası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

bitta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

pachołek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стовпчик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la punct fix
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

bollard
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bolder
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

pollare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bollard
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of bollard

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BOLLARD»

The term «bollard» is regularly used and occupies the 66.452 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BOLLARD» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about bollard

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BOLLARD»

Discover the use of bollard in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to bollard and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Out of Sight
"A remarkable & compelling story."-Gabriel Byrne This is the moving life story of musician Joe Bollard, born in Dublin in the 1930s. One of thirteen children, he was blind from the age of two.
Joe Bollard, 1998
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Port Designer's Handbook: Recommendations and Guidelines
Bollard load P and approximate spacing the bollards shall be able to resist for ships of various tonnages. Thus the bollards, their dimensions and anchoring, and the berth structure itself shall be designed for a certain minimum loading.
Carl A. Thoresen, 2003
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Scholastic: Children's Thesaurus
Designed for children ages nine to thirteen, an attractive, illustrated thesaurus defines more than five hundred headwords and 2,500 synonyms, provides example sentences for each synonym, and includes an extensive cross-referencing index.
John K. Bollard, 2006
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Scholastic Student Thesaurus
Provides synonyms and antonyms for thousands of English words.
John Bollard, 2007
5
In the Bin
All through the week we fill our bins with dirty, old and broken things. But ... where does it all go? Where does it end up? Find out in this fun and informative rhyming story about bins, recycling and all things rubbish.
Kellie Bollard, 2008
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Ship Design and Performance for Masters and Mates
The revised research work of Captain Hensen now appears as: For VS designed Tugs, bollard pull (0.012 PB) 7 tonnes for bollard pulls 40 tonnes For Oil Tankers and large Bulk Carriers awaiting the assistance of Tugs, it is possible to ...
Bryan Barrass, 2004
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Marine Propellers and Propulsion
FIGURE 17.4 Measured bollard pull time history. would normally correspond to the maximum engine output. 2. Steady bollard pull, which is the continuously maintained tension in the towing wire which is achievable over a period of five ...
John Carlton, 2012
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Crisis: One Central Bank Governor & the Global Financial ...
In two additional chapters for this updated edition, Alan Bollard reveals how New Zealand grappled with the impact of debt crises in the United States and then in Europe — as well as with the devastating effects of the Christchurch ...
Alan Bollard, 2013
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The Mabinogi: legend and landscape of Wales
They are also rooted in the very soil of Wales, in a landscape relatively unchanged since these tales were first told in the early Middle Ages.
John K. Bollard, 2006
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The Mabinogi: A Book of Essays
The. Structure. of. the. Four. Branches. of. the. Mabinogi. J.K.. Bollard. It has long been recognized that the Four Branches of the Mabinogi are among the finest literary creations of the Middle Welsh period, and represent a noteworthy ...
Charles William Sullivan, 1996

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BOLLARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term bollard is used in the context of the following news items.
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Urbis Schréder extends outdoor lighting design opportunities with …
Combining great design and the highest level of reliability, the Pharos LED bollard offers lighting designers a new level of flexibility and ... «LEDs Magazine, Jul 15»
2
Accidents ease at Christchurch Bus Interchange
Four involved buses hitting a bollard, a bus also struck the right side of the bay when reversing. Environment Canterbury (ECan), the ... «The Press, Jul 15»
3
Roman Abramovich takes his pet corgi for a walk with FIVE security …
At one point, the men were seen scratching their heads as their furry companion looked to make his mark on a bollard in the picturesque Firth of ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
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Ship Photos of the Day – MV Hai Yang Shi You 525, Asia's First LNG …
... Bergen C26:33L9PG engines and a pair of highly reliable Rolls-Royce US 205 CP azimuth thrusters for maneuvering and strong bollard pull. «GCaptain, Jul 15»
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Pollution- busting trees to appear after all
Councillor David Nimmo Smith, cabinet member for transport at the county council, added: “A form of bollard — a nice, attractive, bollard.” «Henley Standard, Jul 15»
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Driver crashed into my car outside my house at 6am
A YOUNG driver ploughed through a bollard then smashed into the rear of a parked car after mounting the pavement in Henley. The impact ... «Henley Standard, Jul 15»
7
Forget Banbury, we need a boost for Kidlington
While we are talking Kidlington, why are Bartlett's Butchers complaining about losing £70 a week due to the infamous bollard. They are the only ... «Oxford Mail, Jul 15»
8
Greek dramas – lessons for New Zealand
As former Reserve Bank governor, Alan Bollard, once said "if you can tell me what happens in Greece overnight, I can tell you what will happen ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
9
Border fence jumpers breaking bones
Her foot got caught in the bollard-style fence and she lost her balance. At first she thought everything was fine, but then realized she couldn't ... «Arizona Daily Star, Jul 15»
10
CNOOC takes delivery of Asia's first LNG fueled tugboat
The US 205 CP thrusters ensure the tugs have rapid maneuvering and strong bollard pull capabilities, something confirmed when a successful ... «Marine Log, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Bollard [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/bollard>. Oct 2019 ».
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