Definition of T-bar in English:

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1A beam or bar shaped like the letter T.
Example sentences
  • A T-bar clips into the glove box of any vehicle and the curry can then be hung safely and securely on the hook.
  • The property he took was a silver and gold Citizen's wristwatch, with a Babalone face, and a gold necklace, with large flat links and a T-bar.
  • He stole a gold chain with a T-bar, a gold chain with a sovereign, a gold sovereign ring and a gold and sapphire diamond ring.
1.1 (also T-bar lift) A type of ski lift in the form of a series of inverted T-shaped bars for towing two skiers at a time uphill.
Example sentences
  • We finish at a downhill ski area and a T-bar lift to a fine hotel at the top of a run.
  • Also, nobody told me that you don't actually sit down on a T-bar.
  • As we climb Cairngorm on the T-bar I ask my instructor Alistair if he can sum up the appeal of our Scottish slopes.
1.2 [often as modifier] A T-shaped fastening on a shoe or sandal: a pair of T-bar sandals
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  • For her starring role Hannah was taken to Otley, where she went into make-up to be transformed into a 1960s teenager with a little skirt, hair in bunches and T-bar shoes.
  • Girls wore pretty frocks, usually teamed with a pair of patent leather T-bar shoes, and boys wore their school trousers and a snazzy shirt that they thought made them look like David Cassidy.
  • She had a very plain face with no distinctive features; her hair was straight, brown and uninteresting; and she liked to wear tweed, A-line skirts, buttoned-up blouses, T-bar shoes.
2The horizontal line of the letter T.
Example sentences
  • When we speak of the t bar, we mean the horizontal line crossing the stem of the t.

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