a type of concrete barricade used especially as a highway divider to protect each side from traffic crossing over.
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Also called K-rail [key-reyl], /ˈkeɪˌreɪl/, traffic divider .
Origin of Jersey barrier
First recorded in 1965–70; so named because such barriers were first used on the (New) Jersey (Turnpike)
Words nearby Jersey barrier
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