Definition of barbed wire in English:

barbed wire

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[mass noun]
  • Wire with clusters of short, sharp spikes set at short intervals along it, used to make fences or in warfare as an obstruction.
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    • A tall, impenetrable wall with barbed wire and sharp metal spikes on top surrounded the entire complex.
    • Consider using barbed wire or razor wire at the top of fences for added security.
    • Stupid people behind picket fences and barbed wire fences voted for these stupid leaders.

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