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obstacle

Brit a fence or hedge used in showjumping

What does it mean when you dream about an obstacle?

Dreaming about encountering an obstacle can reflect feelings of being blocked in our waking life. Can also involve the ways we block ourselves, or, alternatively, indicate uncertainty and inhibitions.

obstacle

[′äb·stə·kəl]
(navigation)
In air operations, a natural or artificial object which by its geographical location requires that its vertical dimension be considered in establishing the permissible flight paths in an area; this leads to the concept of the fictitious height for various obstacles; for example, a moving vehicle 17 feet high is assumed to be on an interstate highway 15 feet high, and thus the area is assumed to have an obstacle 32 feet high.

obstacle

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Obstacles as they are depicted on charts.
An existing object, object of natural growth, or terrain at a fixed geographical location, or one that is expected at a fixed location within a prescribed area with reference to which a vertical clearance is or must be provided during flight operations. The objects in question can be permanent or temporary. Also called an obstruction.
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New signature obstacles will include Black Widow, a series of 30 long elevated tightropes suspended over water, and Leap of Faith, a 6-inch water-filled gap.
There will be a Spartan Sprint course of 5km and 20 obstacles on rugged terrain and a Spartan Ultra course of 50km and 60 obstacles.
Over 200 obstacle runners from 10 countries are taking part in the 100-meter run with 10 obstacles, the 5k run with 20 obstacles and the 400m team event.
Chris Wood, chief executive officer of SnowStormer, said: "Our SnowStormer events combine the UK's love for obstacle courses with the principles of Arctic training and of course a lot of fun in between.
Otherwise, obstacle sport will just be a demonstration event.
Summary: Sheikh Hamdan continued the games through all the obstacles with great spirit.
PHO proceeded to build an obstacle course facility that aims to provide world-class facilities to obstacle course race athletes and family members who want to pursue a healthy and active lifestyle, as well.
"They will train with the top OCR (Obstacle Course Racing) racers in the world for two weeks," said Agra as he presented the 20-man national team training pool in a press briefing during the formal launch of Pretty Huge Obstacle at the Civic Center in SM Aura, Taguig City.
The race is an extreme sport that needs a participant to run and overcome a series of difficult obstacles. It recreates the BC era of the Greek city of Sparta when men and women took up physical and mental challenges in an attempt to defend their sovereignty from the attacking Persians.
Wolf Run The Wolf Run is Wild Running - a unique combination of three kinds of off-road running: mud runs, trail runs and obstacle runs.
The main part of research works in the area of developing obstacle negotiation algorithms for articulated devices with continuous ground trace of propulsion mechanisms was performed with wheeled and tracked robots.
Global path planning needs information from a geographic information system (GIS) and global localization, while local path planning needs relative position and obstacle avoidance.