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Bar 1

Definition: A piece of wood, metal, or other material, long in proportion to its breadth or thickness, used as a lever and for various other purposes, but especially for a hindrance, obstruction, or fastening; as, the bars of a fence or gate; the bar of a door.

Bar 2

Definition: An indefinite quantity of some substance, so shaped as to be long in proportion to its breadth and thickness; as, a bar of gold or of lead; a bar of soap.

Bar 3

Definition: Anything which obstructs, hinders, or prevents; an obstruction; a barrier.

Bar 4

Definition: A bank of sand, gravel, or other matter, esp. at the mouth of a river or harbor, obstructing navigation.

Bar 5

Definition: Any railing that divides a room, or office, or hall of assembly, in order to reserve a space for those having special privileges; as, the bar of the House of Commons.

Bar 6

Definition: The railing that incloses the place which counsel occupy in courts of justice. Hence, the phrase at the bar of the court signifies in open court.

Bar 7

Definition: The place in court where prisoners are stationed for arraignment, trial, or sentence.

Bar 8

Definition: The whole body of lawyers licensed in a court or district; the legal profession.

Bar 9

Definition: Any tribunal; as, the bar of public opinion; the bar of God.

Bar 10

Definition: A barrier or counter, over which liquors and food are passed to customers; hence, the portion of the room behind the counter where liquors for sale are kept.

Bar 11

Definition: An ordinary, like a fess but narrower, occupying only one fifth part of the field.

Bar 12

Definition: A broad shaft, or band, or stripe; as, a bar of light; a bar of color.

Bar 13

Definition: A vertical line across the staff. Bars divide the staff into spaces which represent measures, and are themselves called measures.

Bar 14

Definition: The space between the tusks and grinders in the upper jaw of a horse, in which the bit is placed.

Bar 15

Definition: A drilling or tamping rod.

Bar 16

Definition: A vein or dike crossing a lode.

Bar 17

Definition: A gatehouse of a castle or fortified town.

Bar 18

Definition: A slender strip of wood which divides and supports the glass of a window; a sash bar.

Bar 19

Definition: To fasten with a bar; as, to bar a door or gate.

Bar 20

Definition: To except; to exclude by exception.

Bar 21

Definition: To cross with one or more stripes or lines.

bar 22

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

bar 23

Definition: 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"

bar 24

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

bar 25

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

bar 26

Definition: (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"

bar 27

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

bar 28

Definition: a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises

bar 29

Definition: a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"

BAR 30

Definition: a portable caliber magazine-fed automatic rifle operated by gas pressure; used by United States troops in World War I and in World War II and in the Korean War

bar 31

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

bar 32

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

bar 33

Definition: the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction; "he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"

bar 34

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

bar 35

Definition: (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"

bar 36

Definition: prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club"

bar 37

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

bar 38

Definition: render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road"

bar 39

Definition: expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country"


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