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Definitions of BAR

  • A solid, more or less rigid object of metal or wood with a uniform cross-section smaller than its length.
  • A solid metal object with uniform (round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular) cross-section; in the US its smallest dimension is inch or greater, a piece of thinner material being called a strip.
  • A cuboid piece of any solid commodity.
  • A broad shaft, or band, or stripe.
  • A long, narrow drawn or printed rectangle, cuboid or cylinder, especially as used in a bar code or a bar chart.
  • Any of various lines used as punctuation or diacritics, such as the pipe ⟨⟩, fraction bar (as in <span style="display:inline-block; vertical-align:-0.5em; font-size:85%; text-align:center;"><span style="display:block; line-height:1em; margin:0 0.1em;">1</span><span style="display:block; line-height:1em; margin:0 0.1em; border-top:1px solid;">2</span></span>), and strikethrough (as in Ⱥ), formerly including oblique marks such as the slash.
  • 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.
  • A similar sign indicating that the charge on a particle is negative (and that consequently the particle is in fact an antiparticle).
  • A business licensed to sell alcoholic drinks for consumption on the premises, or the premises themselves; public house.
  • The counter of such premises, sometimes called a wet bar.
  • A counter, or simply a cabinet, from which alcoholic drinks are served in a private house or a hotel room.
  • Premises or a counter serving any type of beverage.
  • An establishment where alcohol and sometimes other refreshments are served.
  • An informal establishment selling food to be consumed on the premises.
  • An establishment offering cosmetic services.
  • An official order or pronouncement that prohibits some activity.
  • Anything that obstructs, hinders, or prevents; an obstruction; a barrier.
  • A metasyntactic variable representing an unspecified entity, often the second in a series, following .
  • A dividing line (physical or notional) in the chamber of a legislature beyond which only members and officials may pass.
  • The railing surrounding the part of a courtroom in which the judges, lawyers, defendants and witnesses stay
  • "the Bar" or "the bar" The bar exam, the legal licensing exam.
  • Collectively, lawyers or the legal profession; specifically applied to barristers in some countries but including all lawyers in others.
  • One of an array of bar-shaped symbols that display the level of something, such as wireless signal strength or battery life remaining.
  • A vertical line across a musical staff dividing written music into sections, typically of equal durational value.
  • One of those musical sections.
  • A horizontal pole that must be crossed in high jump and pole vault
  • Any level of achievement regarded as a challenge to be overcome.
  • The crossbar.
  • The central divider between the inner and outer table of a backgammon board, where stones are placed if they are hit.
  • An addition to a military medal, on account of a subsequent act
  • A linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water.
  • 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).
  • One of the ordinaries in heraldry; a fess.
  • A city gate, in some British place names.
  • A drilling or tamping rod.
  • A vein or dike crossing a lode.
  • A gatehouse of a castle or fortified town.
  • 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.
  • The space between the tusks and grinders in the upper jaw of a horse, in which the bit is placed.
  • To obstruct the passage of (someone or something).
  • To prohibit.
  • To lock or bolt with a bar.
  • To imprint or paint with bars, to stripe.
  • A non-SI unit of pressure equal to 100,000 pascals, approximately equal to atmospheric pressure at sea level.

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