Associations to the word «Bar»

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Wiktionary

BAR, noun. A solid, more or less rigid object of metal or wood with a uniform cross-section smaller than its length.
BAR, noun. (countable) (uncountable) (metallurgy) A solid metal object with uniform (round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular) cross-section; in the US its smallest dimension is .25 inch or greater, a piece of thinner material being called a strip.
BAR, noun. A cuboid piece of any solid commodity.
BAR, noun. A broad shaft, or band, or stripe.
BAR, noun. A long, narrow drawn or printed rectangle, cuboid or cylinder, especially as used in a bar code or a bar chart.
BAR, noun. A diacritical mark that consists of a line drawn through a grapheme. (For example, turning A into Ⱥ.)
BAR, noun. A business licensed to sell alcoholic drinks for consumption on the premises, or the premises themselves; public house.
BAR, noun. The counter of such a premises.
BAR, noun. A counter, or simply a cabinet, from which alcoholic drinks are served in a private house or a hotel room.
BAR, noun. In combinations such as coffee bar, juice bar, etc., a premises or counter serving non-alcoholic drinks.
BAR, noun. An official order or pronouncement that prohibits some activity.
BAR, noun. Anything that obstructs, hinders, or prevents; an obstruction; a barrier.
BAR, noun. (computing) (whimsical) (derived from fubar) A metasyntactic variable representing an unspecified entity, often the second in a series, following foo.
BAR, noun. (UK) (legal) The railing surrounding the part of a courtroom in which the judges, lawyers, defendants and witnesses stay
BAR, noun. (legal) ("the Bar") ("the bar") The Bar exam, the legal licensing exam.
BAR, noun. (legal) ("the Bar") ("the bar") A collective term for lawyers or the legal profession; specifically applied to barristers in some countries but including all lawyers in others.
BAR, noun. (music) A vertical line across a musical staff dividing written music into sections, typically of equal durational value.
BAR, noun. (music) One of those musical sections.
BAR, noun. (sports) A horizontal pole that must be crossed in high jump and pole vault
BAR, noun. (soccer) The crossbar
BAR, noun. (backgammon) The central divider between the inner and outer table of a backgammon board, where stones are placed if they are hit.
BAR, noun. An addition to a military medal, on account of a subsequent act
BAR, noun. A linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water.
BAR, noun. (nautical) (hydrology) 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).
BAR, noun. (heraldiccharge) One of the ordinaries in heraldry; a fess.
BAR, noun. An informal unit of measure of signal strength for a wireless device such as a cell phone.
BAR, noun. A city gate, in some British place names.
BAR, noun. (mining) A drilling or tamping rod.
BAR, noun. (mining) A vein or dike crossing a lode.
BAR, noun. (architecture) A gatehouse of a castle or fortified town.
BAR, noun. (farriery) 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.
BAR, noun. (farriery) (in the plural) The space between the tusks and grinders in the upper jaw of a horse, in which the bit is placed.
BAR, verb. (transitive) To obstruct the passage of (someone or something).
BAR, verb. (transitive) To prohibit.
BAR, verb. (transitive) To lock or bolt with a bar.
BAR, verb. To imprint or paint with bars, to stripe
BAR, preposition. Except, with the exception of.
BAR, preposition. (horse racing) Denotes the minimum odds offered on other horses not mentioned by name.
BAR, noun. A non-SI unit of pressure equal to 100,000 pascals, approximately equal to atmospheric pressure at sea level.
BAR, proper noun. A city in Montenegro.
BAR ASSOCIATION, noun. An organization of lawyers which regulates their ability to practice law in a jurisdiction, and/or serves the interests of lawyers in that jurisdiction.
BAR BILLIARDS, noun. A game resembling billiards, sometimes found in public houses, with pegs and holes in the surface of the table instead of side and corner pockets.
BAR CHART, noun. A graph in the form of boxes of different heights, with each box representing a different value or category of data, and the heights representing frequencies.
BAR CHARTS, noun. Plural of bar chart
BAR CODE, noun. Alternative spelling of barcode
BAR CODES, noun. Plural of bar code
BAR EXAM, noun. Shortened form of bar examination, an examination that must be passed by persons who wish to practice law in the United States.
BAR EXAMINATION, noun. An examination that must be passed by persons who wish to practice law in the United States.
BAR EXAMINATIONS, noun. Plural of bar examination
BAR EXAMS, noun. Plural of bar exam
BAR FLIES, noun. Plural of bar fly
BAR FLY, noun. Alternative spelling of barfly
BAR GRAPH, noun. Bar chart
BAR GRAPHS, noun. Plural of bar graph
BAR HOP, verb. Alternative spelling of barhop
BAR IRON, noun. Wrought iron molded into bars.
BAR LINE, noun. (music) A vertical line in musical notation used to separate two bars or measures.
BAR LINES, noun. Plural of bar line
BAR MAGNET, noun. A magnet of rectangular shape.
BAR MAGNETS, noun. Plural of bar magnet
BAR MITZVAH, noun. (Judaism) A boy who has come of age.
BAR MITZVAH, noun. (Judaism) A Jewish coming of age ceremony for boys.
BAR MITZVAH, verb. (transitive) To initiate someone in a bar mitzvah ceremony
BAR MITZVAHED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of bar mitzvah
BAR NONE, adverb. (idiomatic) Without exception; excluding nothing else of the same kind.
BAR OF CHOCOLATE, noun. A flat slab of chocolate, usually oblong in shape, which can be broken into smaller segments when being eaten. Not the same as a chocolate bar.
BAR OFF, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to barricade with bars.
BAR OUT, verb. To close the doors of a classroom against (a schoolmaster); a boyish mode of rebellion in schools.
BAR PHONE, noun. A mobile phone shaped like a bar of soap or candy.
BAR PHONES, noun. Plural of bar phone
BAR REVIEW, noun. (US) (legal) A course of study designed to prepare an individual to take a bar examination.
BAR REVIEWS, noun. Plural of bar review
BAR ROOM, noun. A room where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
BAR ROOMS, noun. Plural of bar room
BAR SHOE, noun. A kind of horseshoe with a bar across the usual opening at the heel, to protect the frog of the foot.
BAR SHOT, noun. A double-headed shot, consisting of a bar, with a ball or half ball at each end; formerly used for destroying the masts or rigging in naval combat.
BAR SINISTER, noun. (heraldry) (considered nonstandard) A bend sinister or baton sinister in a coat of arms.
BAR SINISTER, noun. (idiomatic) (euphemistic) The state or characteristic of having been born out of wedlock; illegitimacy; bastardy.
BAR SINISTER, noun. (idiomatic) (by extension) A state or characteristic which is dishonorable or shameful; a stigma.
BAR SPIN, noun. Alternative spelling of barspin
BAR STAR, noun. (idiomatic) A female who frequents bars or lounges, usually late at night.
BAR STARS, noun. Plural of bar star
BAR STOCK, noun. (engineering) The raw stock used in various machining operations. It comes in standard cross-sections and certain lengths, such as six and eight feet.
BAR STOOL, noun. A stool that is used for sitting which is often taller than a chair and usually with a foot rest and commonly placed in bars and in front of kitchen counters.
BAR STOOLS, noun. Plural of bar stool
BAR UP, verb. (idiomatic) (ambitransitive) to fit with bars (e.g. across a window or door)

Dictionary definition

BAR, noun. A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar".
BAR, noun. A counter where you can obtain food or drink; "he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar".
BAR, noun. 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, noun. Musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song".
BAR, noun. An obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal; "it was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar".
BAR, noun. The act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza".
BAR, noun. (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, noun. 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, noun. The body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction; "he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey".
BAR, noun. 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".
BAR, noun. A block of solid substance (such as soap or wax); "a bar of chocolate".
BAR, noun. 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.
BAR, noun. A horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises.
BAR, noun. A heating element in an electric fire; "an electric fire with three bars".
BAR, noun. (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, verb. Prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from membership in the club".
BAR, verb. Render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade the streets"; "stop the busy road".
BAR, verb. Expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his own country".
BAR, verb. Secure with, or as if with, bars; "He barred the door".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats