Origin of barrier
Examples from the Web for barriers
Little by little, the barriers between the mainstream and adult worlds are breaking down.Porn Keeps Up with the Kardashians: Belle Knox on the Mainstreaming of Adult Stars|Aurora Snow|September 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One would be safe “even if you are 10 feet away and there were no barriers.”
A school with zero forcible sexual offenses may alsoindicate that "people aren't reporting because of other barriers."
But when it came to the seven identified sites with ISIS affiliations, the Citizen Lab found no barriers to entry.
The first in the room, to knock down the door, to break down the barriers, to pave the road that we all walk on.Barbara Walters’s Final ‘The View’: A Tearful Farewell Befitting an Icon|Kevin Fallon|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the afternoon advances, for variation, there is a fight at the barriers.Life on a Mediaeval Barony|William Stearns Davis
I never minded the barriers; but there was always a slight shock about the other, unless one was very hard hit indeed.Man And Superman|George Bernard Shaw
Whether we shall ever surmount these barriers God alone knows.The Chalice Of Courage|Cyrus Townsend Brady
Now the awful ban was lifted, the barriers were down; what had been hidden was revealed, what had been forbidden was permitted.Love's Pilgrimage|Upton Sinclair
It seemed as though all the barriers of the past were broken down.The Day of Judgment|Joseph Hocking
British Dictionary definitions for barriers
- an exposed offshore sand bar separated from the shore by a lagoon
- (as modifier)a barrier beach