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Definition of BAR

noun : BAR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) a counter where you can obtain food or drink; "he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape" ;

  • 4. (

    ) musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song" ;

  • 5. (

    ) an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal; "it was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar" ;

  • 6. (

    ) the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza" ;

  • 7. (

    ) (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter; "unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore; "the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river" ;

  • 10. (

    ) a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background; "a green toad with small black stripes or bars"; "may the Stars and Stripes forever wave" ;

  • 11. (

    ) a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax); "a bar of chocolate" ;

  • 12. (

    ) a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War ;

  • 13. (

    ) a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises ;

  • 14. (

    ) a heating element in an electric fire; "an electric fire with three bars" ;

  • 15. (

    ) (law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried; "spectators were not allowed past the bar" ;

verb : BAR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 4. (

    ) secure with, or as if with, bars; "He barred the door" ;


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