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bollard

A pillar or post, usually consisting of a metal pipe anchored in concrete and then filled with concrete,placed near building corners,loading docks, entrance doors, and gas pumps in order to protect them from automobiles; may be left natural, painted,or covered with plastic bollard covers.

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But the forgetful workers didn't move their van - leaving it well-and-truly stuck behind the black bollards.
Security bollards are posts that are anchored in concrete, creating a shield around a building's exterior and protecting it against the possibility of an attack from an explosive-filled vehicle.
Sixty-one Automatic High Security Bollard Systems were ordered for a Southeast Army base.
On the eve of Road Safety Week, they hope that the child-shaped bollards will encourage motorists to slow down.
A bollards 'amnesty' has been declared in Solihull as part of a campaign to curb the spiralling cost of vandalism in the borough.
After leaving seminary, Bollard became the first former seminarian ever to file a sexual harassment lawsuit against the Jesuits.
Bollard also told interviewers on "60 Minutes" that during his seven years as a Jesuit, at least 12 priests made unwelcome sexual advances and invited him to cruise gay bars.
Wildlife-friendly LED bollard lights by Access Fixtures provide the necessary lighting to safely and responsibly illuminate coastal areas without disrupting the local ecosystem," said Access Fixtures CEO, Steven Rothschild.
His farmer dad Jonathan, from County Durham, and a security officer are then seen lifting the bollard.
The breakthrough replaces the traditional method of a tug pulling against a bollard, a method that has previously caused damage to vessels and can be dangerous to the people involved in the test.
The culprits were caught in Bridgend town centre this week after taking advantage of the malfunctioning bollard on Queen Street.
Motorists blamed the bollard for causing damage to hundreds of vehicles when the council introduced a toll for the drivers using 1,000-year-old Saddler Street in the city centre in 2002.