barbed wire


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barbed wire

strong wire with sharp barbs at close intervals, used in fencing to deter livestock. Consists commonly of two strands twisted together and bearing sharp spines every 4 inches (10 cm) or so. Animals accidentally caught in a fence made of the wire can be badly lacerated.
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The first message back from the fire crew said the incident involved a horse weighing approximately 550kg which had become entangled in barbed wire.
The impact of the collision threw him from his bike and Ben had to unwrap the barbed wire from around his throat after it cut across his chest and shoulders before sliding up to his neck.
It was a brand new piece of barbed wire about four or five feet from the ground.
SIDON, Lebanon: Residents from the southeastern villages of Shebaa and Kfar Shuba vowed Tuesday to dismantle a barbed wire fence erected by the Israeli Army if works on disputed territory are not brought to halt.
In total, length of the fencing made 22 thousand 360 meters: 19 thousand 150 meters of barbed wire on the border with Uzbekistan, and 3 thousand 210 meters more - on the border with Kazakhstan.
days, depending on weather, erect the barbed wire fence.
by Ahmad Quraishi on 13 July, 2014 - 18:18 KABUL (Pajhwok): The National Security Council (NSC) on Sunday directed the relevant authorities to look into reports about installation of barbed wire and digging of trenches near the Durand Line by the Pakistani military.
NNA - The Israeli enemy on Friday afternoon cut a tree near the separating barbed wire along the eastern entrance to Adayseh town, amidst a state of mobilization of the Lebanese army, NNA correspondent in Nabatieh reported.
drawing barbed wire along the Administrative Boundary Line (ABL) of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali region with the rest part of Georgia.
The 23-year-old from Grenoble, France, led the way in the tough event in which competitors have to battle through mud, fire, water and barbed wire over a 5km course.
Relative Relative Type Cost * Strength (^) Installation (+) Conventional Smooth Wire Low Low Easy High-Tensile Smooth Wire Low High Average Conventional Barbed Wire Medium Medium Average High-Tensile Barbed Wire Medium High Average Conventional Woven Wire High Medium Difficult High-Tensile Steel Woven High High Difficult Wire Electric Fence Low Variable Easy Welded Wire Stock Panels High High Easy Type Notes Conventional Smooth Wire Really only effective if electrified.