Part Of Speech: noun
Definition: A solid, more or less rigid object of metal or wood with a uniform cross-section smaller than its length.
Example: The window was protected by steel bars.
Definition: A solid metal object with uniform (round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular) cross-section; in the US its smallest dimension is 1/4 inch or greater, a piece of thinner material being called a strip.
Example: Ancient Sparta used iron bars instead of handy coins in more valuable alloy, to physically discourage the use of money.
Definition: A cuboid piece of any solid commodity.
Example: bar of chocolate
Definition: A broad shaft, or band, or stripe.
Example: a bar of colour
Definition: A long, narrow drawn or printed rectangle, cuboid or cylinder, especially as used in a bar code or a bar chart.
Definition: Any of various lines used as punctuation or diacritics, such as the pipe ⟨|⟩, fraction bar (as in 12), and strikethrough (as in Ⱥ), formerly including oblique marks such as the slash.
Definition: The sign indicating that the characteristic of a logarithm is negative, conventionally placed above the digit(s) to show that it applies to the characteristic only and not to the mantissa.
Definition: A similar sign indicating that the charge on a particle is negative (and that consequently the particle is in fact an antiparticle).
Definition: A business licensed to sell alcoholic drinks for consumption on the premises, or the premises themselves; public house.
Example: The street was lined with all-night bars.
Definition: The counter of such premises.
Example: Step up to the bar and order a drink.
Definition: A counter, or simply a cabinet, from which alcoholic drinks are served in a private house or a hotel room.
Definition: (by extension, in combinations such as coffee bar, juice bar etc.) Premises or a counter serving any type of beverage.
Definition: An establishment where alcohol and sometimes other refreshments are served.
Definition: An informal establishment selling food to be consumed on the premises.
Example: a burger bar
Definition: An establishment offering cosmetic services.
Example: a nail bar; a brow bar
Definition: An official order or pronouncement that prohibits some activity.
Example: The club has lifted its bar on women members.
Definition: Anything that obstructs, hinders, or prevents; an obstruction; a barrier.
Definition: (whimsical, derived from fubar) A metasyntactic variable representing an unspecified entity, often the second in a series, following foo.
Example: Suppose we have two objects, foo and bar.
Definition: (Parliament) A dividing line (physical or notional) in the chamber of a legislature beyond which only members and officials may pass.
Definition: The railing surrounding the part of a courtroom in which the judges, lawyers, defendants and witnesses stay
Definition: "the Bar" or "the bar" The bar exam, the legal licensing exam.
Example: He's studying hard to pass the Bar this time; he's failed it twice before.
Definition: (metonym, "the Bar", "the bar") Collectively, lawyers or the legal profession; specifically applied to barristers in some countries but including all lawyers in others.
Example: He was called to the bar, he became a barrister.
Definition: One of an array of bar-shaped symbols that display the level of something, such as wireless signal strength or battery life remaining.
Example: I don't have any bars in the middle of this desert.
Definition: A vertical line across a musical staff dividing written music into sections, typically of equal durational value.
Definition: One of those musical sections.
Definition: A horizontal pole that must be crossed in high jump and pole vault
Definition: Any level of achievement regarded as a challenge to be overcome.
Definition: (most codes) The crossbar.
Definition: The central divider between the inner and outer table of a backgammon board, where stones are placed if they are hit.
Definition: An addition to a military medal, on account of a subsequent act
Definition: A linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water.
Definition: A ridge or succession of ridges of sand or other substance, especially a formation extending across the mouth of a river or harbor or off a beach, and which may obstruct navigation. (FM 55-501).
Definition: One of the ordinaries in heraldry; a fess.
Definition: A city gate, in some British place names.
Example: Potter's Bar
Definition: A drilling or tamping rod.
Definition: A vein or dike crossing a lode.
Definition: A gatehouse of a castle or fortified town.
Definition: The part of the crust of a horse's hoof which is bent inwards towards the frog at the heel on each side, and extends into the centre of the sole.
Definition: (in the plural) The space between the tusks and grinders in the upper jaw of a horse, in which the bit is placed.