Definition of pry bar in English:

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pry bar

Pronunciation: /ˈprī ˌbär/


North American
A small, flattish iron bar used in the same way as a crowbar.
Example sentences
  • A smoker is essential to calm bees while you work around them, and you'll also need a hive tool - essentially a pry bar - to separate boxes that bees glue together.
  • Starting at one of the sides, insert a pry bar and slightly lift the surrounding floor.
  • Use a pry bar, hammer, and a wedge to remove the shoe molding, being sure not to mar the baseboard as you go.

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