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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hurdles, hurdling, hurdle racenoun

    a footrace in which contestants must negotiate a series of hurdles

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  1. hurdles

    In fortification, twigs of willow or osiers, interwoven close together, and sustained by long stakes. They are made in the figure of a parallelogram, in length 5 or 6 feet, in breadth 3 or 31⁄2. The closer they are wattled together the better. They serve to revet, or render batteries firm, or to consolidate the passage over muddy ditches; or to cover traverses and lodgments for the defense of the workmen against the fireworks. Hurdles are constructed in nearly the same manner as gabions, excepting that the pickets are placed in a straight line instead of a circle.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hurdles in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hurdles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of hurdles in a Sentence

  1. Severin Schwan:

    I wouldn't call it resistance, I would call it practical hurdles that need to be overcome, this is a complex road.

  2. Eliska Galisova:

    I think the story is great when love, no matter the hurdles, lasted forever.

  3. Puneet Talwar:

    These initiatives will have a ... pretty significant impact because they are about better communications and breaking down stovepipes, that doesn't mean we're going to change our standards, but we can remove hurdles that are unnecessary and slow things down.

  4. Graham Kerr:

    I don't really see any major hurdles.

  5. Jeremy Batstone-Carr:

    The terms of a potential deal have been thrashed out ... there's no guarantee it will go through the Greek parliament, and even if it does, there are several more hurdles that remain, nobody knows which way the cards are going to fall.

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