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bar1 British & World English

A long rigid piece of wood, metal, or similar material, typically used as an obstruction, fastening, or weapon

bar2 British & World English

A unit of pressure equivalent to a hundred thousand newtons per square metre or approximately one atmosphere

bar English Thesaurus

an iron bar

bar1 New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

use the Bar (capital) in reference to the profession of barrister

Bar. British & World English

Baruch (Apocrypha) (in biblical references)

the bar in bar1 British & World English

The crossbar of a goal

the Bar in bar1 British & World English

The profession of barrister

T-bar British & World English

A beam or bar shaped like the letter T

bar-hop British & World English

Visit several bars in succession, having a drink in each

dun-bar British & World English

A variable European moth with darker lines and bands on the wings, found in wooded districts

pry bar British & World English

A small, flattish iron bar used in the same way as a crowbar

raw bar British & World English

A bar or counter which sells raw oysters and other seafood

roo bar British & World English

Australian term for bull bar.

tow bar British & World English

A bar fitted to the back of a vehicle, used in towing a trailer or caravan

wet bar British & World English

A bar or counter in the home for serving alcoholic drinks

bar none British & World English

With no exceptions

bar chart British & World English

A diagram in which the numerical values of variables are represented by the height or length of lines or rectangles of equal width

bar girl British & World English

A woman or girl who works in a bar, especially an attractive woman employed to encourage customers to buy drinks

bar graph British & World English

Another term for bar chart.

bar line British & World English

A vertical line used in a musical score to mark a division between bars

bar stool British & World English

A tall stool for customers at a bar to sit on

bar tack British & World English

A stitch made to strengthen a potential weak spot in a garment or other sewn item

bar towel British & World English

A small piece of thick absorbent cloth of a type used in a pub or bar for wiping tables and cleaning glasses

bull bar British & World English

A strong metal grille fitted to the front of a motor vehicle to protect it against impact damage

cafe bar British & World English

A cafe which also serves alcoholic drinks

cash bar British & World English

A bar at a social function at which guests buy drinks rather than having them provided free

crush bar British & World English

A bar in a theatre or opera house selling drinks to the audience in the interval

error bar British & World English

A line through a point on a graph, parallel to one of the axes, which represents the uncertainty or error of the corresponding coordinate of the point

fern bar British & World English

A barroom in a contemporary design that includes ferns and other plants

heel bar British & World English

A small shop or stall where shoes are repaired, especially while the customer waits

inner bar British & World English

(In the UK) all Queen’s or King’s Counsel collectively

menu bar British & World English

A horizontal bar, typically located at the top of the screen below the title bar, containing drop-down menus

milk bar British & World English

A snack bar that sells milk drinks and other refreshments

nudge bar British & World English

Another term for bull bar.

open bar British & World English

A bar at a special function at which the drinks have been paid for by the host or are prepaid through the admission fee

outer bar British & World English

(In the UK) a collective term for barristers who are not Queen’s or King’s Counsels

piano bar British & World English

A bar that features live piano music

point bar British & World English

An alluvial deposit that forms by accretion inside an expanding loop of a river

roll bar British & World English

A metal bar running up the sides and across the top of a vehicle, especially one used in motor sport, strengthening its frame and protecting the occupants if the vehicle overturns

snack bar British & World English

A place where snacks are sold

space bar British & World English

A long key on a typewriter or computer keyboard for making a space between words

stay bar British & World English

A support used in building or in machinery

sway bar British & World English

Another term for anti-roll bar.

title bar British & World English

A horizontal bar at the top of a window, bearing the name of the program and typically the name of the currently active document

tommy bar British & World English

A short bar used to turn a box spanner

wall bar British & World English

One of a set of parallel horizontal bars attached to the wall of a gymnasium, on which exercises are performed

wine bar British & World English

A bar or small restaurant where wine is the main drink available


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