Obstacle

An obstacle (also called a barrier, impediment or stumbling block) is an object, thing, action or situation that causes an obstruction. There are, therefore, different types of obstacles, which can be physical, economic, biopsychosocial, cultural, political, technological or even military. ==Physical barriers== As physical obstacles, we can enumer...
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obstacle

[Noun] Things that are in your way.
Example: Before I could return to college I had to face obstacles like finding a child-minder.
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obstacle

[n] - something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted 2. [n] - an obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)
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Obstacle

Ob'sta·cle noun [ French, from Latin obstaculum , from obstare to withstand, oppose; ob (see Ob- ) + stare to stand. See Stand . and confer Oust , v. ] That which stands in the way, or opposes; anything that hinders progress; ...
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obstacle

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) ... Synonym: Impediment, obstuction, hindrance, difficulty. See Impediment, and Obstruction. ... Origin: F, fr. L. Obstaculum, fr. Obstare to with...
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obstacle

obstruction noun something immaterial that stands in the way and must be circumvented or surmounted; `lack of imagination is an obstacle to one`s advancement`; `the poverty of a district is an obstacle to good education`; `the filibuster was a major ...
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obstacle

noun an obstruction that stands in the way (and must be removed or surmounted or circumvented)
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Obstacle

• (v.) That which stands in the way, or opposes; anything that hinders progress; a hindrance; an obstruction, physical or moral.
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obstacle

obstacle An obstruction that stands in the way or hinders progress, and which must be removed or surmounted or circumvented before it is possible to continue.
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obstacle

a region in a dielectric medium limited by a surface at which the complex refractive index, and in particular the imaginary part thereof, is subject to a significant discontinuity
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obstacle

Any one of the assortment of apparatus that the dog is required to perform in the sport of dog agility.
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obstacle

A general term for any gameplay challenge that the player can only overcome by using mechanics.
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