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bars

Overview of noun bars


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1. parallel bars, bars -- (gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights)


Overview of noun bar

1. barroom, bar, saloon, ginmill, taproom -- (a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar")

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

3. bar -- (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. measure, bar -- (musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song")

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

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

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

9. legal profession, bar, legal community -- (the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction; "he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey")

10. stripe, streak, bar -- (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. cake, bar -- (a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax); "a bar of chocolate")

12. Browning automatic rifle, BAR -- (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. bar -- (a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises)

14. bar -- (a heating element in an electric fire; "an electric fire with three bars")

15. bar -- ((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")


Overview of verb bar

1. bar, debar, exclude -- (prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club")

2. barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up, bar -- (render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road")

3. banish, relegate, bar -- (expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country")

4. bar -- (secure with, or as if with, bars

; "He barred the door")



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