barrett’s syndrome bar·rett’s syndrome (bār’ĭts)
chronic peptic ulcer of the lower esophagus due to the presence of columnar epithelium resembling the mucosa of the gastric cardia. also called barrett’s esophagus.
a form of detector or control device employing a resistor that varies in proportion to its temperature.
a shantytown section on the outskirts of a large city in latin america.
a defensive barrier hastily constructed, as in a street, to stop an enemy. any barrier that obstructs p-ssage. to obstruct or block with a barricade: barricading the streets to prevent an attack. to shut in and defend with or as if with a barricade: the rebels had barricaded themselves in the old city. contemporary examples […]
a barricade. to barricade. historical examples the doctor falls down before the barricado, and is stretched all his hapless length fainting on the floor. recreations of christopher north, volume 2 john wilson i renounce your defiance; if you parley so roughly, i’ll barricado my gates against you. a select collection of old english plays, volume […]
- Barrier beach
a sand ridge that rises slightly above the surface of the sea and runs roughly parallel to the sh-r-, from which it is separated by a lagoon. historical examples eastward the barrier beach was looming stark and black against a growing greenish pallor in the sky. the destroying angel louis joseph vance at the time […]