- Also barge in on. to force oneself upon, especially rudely; interfere in: to barge into a conversation.
- to bump into; collide with: He started to run away and barged into a passer-by.
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The initial models have been small, but the concept calls for much larger barges floating in the Chesapeake in the years ahead, which experts say could have a big effect on the aquaculture industry.Solar-powered barge could take oyster farming deeper into Chesapeake|Christine Condon|January 11, 2021|Washington Post
That’s why tubers, kayakers, and canoeists stop at this river barge, just north of Trenton, that serves hot dogs and burgers to those drifting by.
The contractor could use barges in the river, rather than more of the island, to store construction materials and equipment, Brookman said.Biologists say a wider American Legion Bridge would destroy critical research site|Katherine Shaver|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
Using construction cranes and barges, workers removed the old draw section and its rusted machinery, and replaced it with a new non-opening segment.Arlington Memorial Bridge reopens after two-year rehabilitation|Michael Ruane|December 4, 2020|Washington Post
Choices range from speedy, lightweight e-commuters to ponderous kid-hauling land barges called cargo bikes.Do You Want to Buy an E-Cargo Bike? Read This First.|Joe Lindsey|August 30, 2020|Outside Online
I wandered around aimlessly for a while, then gave the goose to an acquiescent hippy on a barge.The Life and Art of Radical Provocateur—and Commune Leader—Otto Muehl|Anthony Haden-Guest|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
His shirt was torn, one of his worn sneakers was more like a rubber-soled barge—the SS Nike.
When they moved back to London, the only accommodation they could afford was a freezing, leaky barge on the Thames.Penelope Fitzgerald Was as Brilliant and Mysterious as Her Own Fiction|Edward Platt|April 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At last, two peasants barge into the scene, with spades and threshers on their backs.Read This and Blush: Naughty Medieval French Tales|Yunte Huang|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Because without them, and the things they make, the world would be a garbage barge.Constructive Criticism: Reviewing the Idea of Reviewing|Ben Greenman|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
From this child's arm matter was taken and transferred to that of J. Barge, a boy of seven years old.
One day, Kari and Kopee and I went to the river bank to help pull a big barge up the river.
The rope almost broke and the barge swayed in the water, almost toppled, and then drifted to its previous position.
After he had pulled the barge about two hundred yards he stopped; the rope slackened and then the current pulled against us.
That done we went to the Globe and there had a good dinner, and by and by took barge again and so home.Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete|Samuel Pepys