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Definition of Obstacle

Obstacle
Obstacle Ob"sta*cle, n. [F., fr. L. obstaculum, fr. obstare to withstand, oppose; ob (see Ob-) + stare to stand. See Stand. and cf. Oust, v.] That which stands in the way, or opposes; anything that hinders progress; a hindrance; an obstruction, physical or moral. If all obstacles were cut away. And that my path were even to the crown. --Shak. Syn: Impediment; obstuction; hindrance; difficulty. See Impediment, and Obstruction.

Meaning of Obstacle from wikipedia

- An obstacle (also called a barrier, impediment, or stumbling block) is an object, thing, action or situation that causes an obstruction. Different types...
- namely: two events each for 100 meters with 10 obstacles, 400 meters with 12 obstacles and 5 km with 20 obstacles. These were the first OCR events in Games...
- The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph is the third book by author Ryan Holiday and was published in 2014. It is loosely...
- An obstacle course is a series of challenging physical obstacles an individual, team or animal must navigate, usually while being timed. Obstacle courses...
- Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) is a sport in which a competitor, traveling on foot, must overcome various physical challenges in the form of obstacles. Races...
- "Obstacle 1" is a song by American rock band Interpol. It was released as the second single from their debut studio album, Turn on the Bright Lights, on...
- In robotics, obstacle avoidance is the task of satisfying some control objective subject to non-intersection or non-collision position constraints. In...
- In the military science of fortification, wire obstacles are defensive obstacles made from barbed wire, barbed tape or concertina wire. They are designed...
- Anti-tank obstacles include, but are not limited to: The Czech hedgehog and Dragon's teeth are the most famous types of World War II anti-tank obstacles. Anti-tank...
- anti-personnel obstacle breaching system (APOBS) is an explosive line charge system that allows safe breaching through complex antipersonnel obstacles, particularly...
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