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  • 1 Bar — (b[aum]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Barred} (b[aum]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Barring}.] [ F. barrer. See {Bar}, n.] 1. To fasten with a bar; as, to bar a door or gate. [1913 Webster] 2. To restrict or confine, as if by a bar; to hinder; to obstruct; to… …

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  • 2 bar — Ⅰ. bar [1] ► NOUN 1) a long rigid piece of wood, metal, etc. 2) a counter, room, or place where alcoholic drinks or refreshments are served. 3) a small shop or counter serving refreshments or providing a service: a snack bar. 4) a barrier or… …

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  • 3 bar — bar1 barless, adj. barrable, adj. /bahr/, n., v., barred, barring, prep. n. 1. a relatively long, evenly shaped piece of some solid substance, as metal or wood, used as a guard or obstruction or for some mechanical purpose: the bars of a cage. 2 …

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  • 4 bar — I. /ba / (say bah) noun 1. a relatively long and evenly shaped piece of some solid substance, especially one of wood or metal used as a guard or obstruction, or for some mechanical purpose: the bars of a fence. 2. Athletics the cross piece of… …

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  • 5 bar — I [[t]bɑr[/t]] n. v. barred, bar•ring, prep. 1) a relatively long, evenly shaped piece of some solid substance, as metal or wood, used as a guard or obstruction or for some mechanical purpose: the bars of a prison[/ex] 2) an oblong piece of any… …

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  • 6 bar — bar1 noun 1》 a long rigid piece of wood, metal, or similar material, used as an obstruction, fastening, or weapon.     ↘a sandbank or shoal at the mouth of a harbour or an estuary.     ↘Brit. a metal strip below the clasp of a medal, awarded as… …

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  • 7 bar — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English barre, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *barra Date: 12th century 1. a. a straight piece (as of wood or metal) that is longer than it is wide and has any of various uses (as for a… …

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  • 8 bar — I. n. 1. Rod, pole, grating, cross piece, casting, ingot. 2. Obstacle, hindrance, obstruction, barrier, barricade, stop, impediment. 3. Rail, railing. 4. Tribunal, judgment seat. 5. Body of lawyers, legal fraternity. 6. Shoal, sand bank, shallow …

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  • 9 bar — bar1 [bär] n. [ME & OFr barre < ML barra, bar, barrier, prob. < Gaul * barros, the bushy end, akin to Ir bar, branch < IE * bhoros, cut wood < base * bher , to cut with a sharp tool] 1. any piece of wood, metal, etc. longer than it is …

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  • 10 bar — {{11}}bar (n.1) late 12c., stake or rod of iron used to fasten a door or gate, from O.Fr. barre (12c.) beam, bar, gate, barrier, from V.L. *barra bar, barrier, which some suggest is from Gaulish *barros the bushy end [Gamillscheg], but OED… …

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  • 11 BAR — 1. n., v., & prep. n. 1 a long rod or piece of rigid wood, metal, etc., esp. used as an obstruction, confinement, fastening, weapon, etc. 2 a something resembling a bar in being (thought of as) straight, narrow, and rigid (bar of soap; bar of… …

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  • 12 bar — 1. n., v., & prep. n. 1 a long rod or piece of rigid wood, metal, etc., esp. used as an obstruction, confinement, fastening, weapon, etc. 2 a something resembling a bar in being (thought of as) straight, narrow, and rigid (bar of soap; bar of… …

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  • 13 bar — 1 / bär/ n often attrib 1 a: the railing in a courtroom that encloses the area around the judge where prisoners are stationed in criminal cases or where the business of the court is transacted in civil cases compare bench 1, dock …

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  • 14 bar — [n1] rod; straight length of material batten, billet, boom, crossbar, crosspiece, ingot, lever, paling, pig, pole, rail, rib, rule, shaft, slab, spar, spoke, stake, stick, streak, strip, stripe, stroke; concepts 470,471 bar [n2] barrier; blockage …

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  • 15 bar — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. barrier, obstacle; barroom (See drinking); hurdle; legal profession, court, bench; rod, bolt, rail; measure; stripe. See lawsuit, length. v. forbid; exclude, restrict, reject; lock, bolt, fasten. See… …

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  • 16 bar — n 1. rod, pole, shaft, stake, stick, sprag, Archaic. scape; crosspiece, Naut. crosshead, Naut. spar, Naut. boom, Naut. batten, Naut. fib. 2.(all of gold or silver) ingot, wedge, block, lump, nugget. 3. shoal, shallow, reef, coral reef or head;… …

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  • 17 fasten — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. secure, make fast, attach, fix, bind, lock up. See junction, closure, restraint. Ant., unfasten, release. II (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make something secure] Syn. attach, lock, fix, tie, bind, lace,… …

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  • 18 Barred — Bar Bar (b[aum]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Barred} (b[aum]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Barring}.] [ F. barrer. See {Bar}, n.] 1. To fasten with a bar; as, to bar a door or gate. [1913 Webster] 2. To restrict or confine, as if by a bar; to hinder; to… …

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  • 19 Barring — Bar Bar (b[aum]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Barred} (b[aum]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Barring}.] [ F. barrer. See {Bar}, n.] 1. To fasten with a bar; as, to bar a door or gate. [1913 Webster] 2. To restrict or confine, as if by a bar; to hinder; to… …

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  • 20 barred — Ⅰ. bar [1] ► NOUN 1) a long rigid piece of wood, metal, etc. 2) a counter, room, or place where alcoholic drinks or refreshments are served. 3) a small shop or counter serving refreshments or providing a service: a snack bar. 4) a barrier or… …

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