- Noun: bar baa(r)
Verb: bar (barred,barring) baa(r)
- A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
"he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
- Prevent from entering; keep out
"He was barred from membership in the club"
- debar, exclude
- Render unsuitable for passage
- barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up
- Expel, as if by official decree
- banish, relegate
- Secure with, or as if with, bars
"He barred the door"
- A portable .30 calibre 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
- Browning automatic rifle
Derived forms: bars, barred, barring
Type of: automatic, automatic rifle, barrier, block, close up, counter, disallow, expel, fasten, fix, forbid, heating element, hinderance, hindrance, impede, impediment, impedimenta, implement, interdict, interference, jam, kick out, machine rifle, marking, musical notation, nix [N. Amer], obstruct, obstructer, obstruction, obstructor, obturate, occlude, pressure unit, profession, prohibit, proscribe, rail, railing, ridge, room, secure, support, throw out, veto
Part of: bars, boozer [Brit], court, courtroom, gin mill [N. Amer], goal, high bar, horizontal bar, parallel bars, pothouse [US], pub [Brit, Cdn], public house [Brit], saloon [Brit], taphouse [archaic], tavern
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Noun. One pound sterling.
One of the thin strips of wood or metal forming the several divisions of a sash or a wood panel door, employed to receive the glass.2.
A solid metal product having a square, rectangular, or other simple symmetrical cross-sectional shape and a length much greater than its width.3.
A counter over which liquor and other beverages are served; may be equipped with a footrail if stools are not provided.4.
A steel reinforcing bar.5.
A unit of pressure equal to 105 pascals, 105 newtons per square meter, or 106 dynes per square centimeter.6.
One of a number of thin strips of wood or metal forming the several divisions of a window sash or a wood-paneled door.7.
Same as iron mantel, 3.
(Law ) (often the bar)
the profession of a barrister (= a lawyer in a higher court):
to be called to the bar (= to be allowed to work as a qualified barrister)
the profession of any kind of lawyer; lawyers as a group
A submerged or emerged embankment of sand, gravel, or mud created on the sea floor in shallow water by waves and currents.
A bar may be composed of mollusk shells.
1. Abbreviation, b. The cgs unit of pressure, in which 1 b = 105 pascals per square centimeter.
2. A horizontal or vertical line produced on a television (TV) screen by a bar generator and used to check linearity.
3. A thick plate of piezoelectric crystal.
4. A solid metal conductor, usually uninsulated, of any cross section.
5. A silicon ingot from which semiconductor devices can be fabricated.
Slang for one million dollars.
n. Barristers, collectively. To be called to Bar is to be admitted to the profession by one of the Inns of Court.
n. 1. A legal impediment.
2. An imaginary barrier in a court of law. Only Queen's Counsel, officers of the court, and litigants in person are allowed between the bar and the bench when the court is in session.
3. A rail near the entrance to battered child each House of Parliament beyond which nonmembers may not pass but to which they may be summoned (e.g. for reprimand).
vt barred; bar·ring : to cut free and ligate (a vein in a horse's leg) above and below the site of a projected operative procedure
n : a unit of pressure equal to 100,000 pascals or to one million dynes per square centimeter or to 0.9869 atmosphere
abbr barometer; barometric
n often attrib
a : a piece of metal that connects parts of a removable partial denture
b : the part of the wall of a horse's hoof that is bent inward toward the frog at the heel on each side and that extends toward the center of the sole
2 : a straight stripe, band, or line much longer than it is wide: as
a : a transverse ridge on the roof of a horse's mouth —usu. used in pl.
b : the space in front of the molar teeth of a horse in which the bit is placed
1. <programming, convention> /bar/ The second metasyntactic variable, after foo and before baz. E.g. "Suppose function FOO calls functions BAR..."
2. Often appended to foo to produce foobar.