HyperDic: bar

English > 19 senses of the word bar / BAR:
NOUNartifactbar, barroom, saloon, ginmill, taprooma room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
artifactbara counter where you can obtain food or drink
artifactbara rigid piece of metal or wood
communicationbar, measuremusical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
artifactbaran obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal
actbar, preventionthe act of preventing / preventing
quantitybar(meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter
objectbara submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore
groupbar, legal profession, legal communitythe body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction
attributebar, stripe, streaka narrow marking of a different color or texture / texture from the background
artifactbar, cakea block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)
artifactBAR, Browning automatic riflea portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine
artifactbara horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises
artifactbara heating element in an electric fire
artifactbar(law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried
VERBcommunicationbar, debar, excludeprevent from entering
contactbar, barricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block uprender unsuitable for passage
socialbar, banish, relegateexpel, as if by official decree
contactbarsecure with, or as if with, bars
bar / BAR > pronunciation
Soundsbaa'r
RhymesAdar ... Zanzibar: 81 rhymes with aar...
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter.
Example"he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"
Synonymsbarroom, saloon, ginmill, taproom
Part ofpublic house, pub, saloon, pothouse, gin mill, taphousetavern consisting of a building with a bar / bar and public rooms
Narrowerbarrelhouse, honky-tonkA cheap drinking and dancing establishment
cocktail loungeA barroom in a hotel or restaurant where cocktails are served
sawdust saloonA saloon whose floor is covered with sawdust
speakeasy(during prohibition) an illegal barroom
BroaderroomAn area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
Spanishbar, ginmill, taberna, tasca
Catalanbar, ginmill
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA counter where you can obtain food or drink.
Example"he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar"
Narrowercash barA counter at a large party where you can purchase drinks by the glass
oyster barA bar (as in a restaurant) that specializes in oysters prepared in different ways
salad barA bar where diners can assemble a salad to their own taste
snack bar, snack counter, buffetusually inexpensive bar
soda fountainA counter where ice cream and sodas and sundaes are prepared and served
sushi barA bar where sushi is served
wet barA bar for mixing drinks that has a sink with running water
wine barA bar that serves only wine
BroadercounterTable consisting of a horizontal surface over which business is transacted
Spanishbar, barra
Catalanbar, barra
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon.
Example"there were bars in the windows to prevent escape"
Narrowerbelaying pinA wood or metal bar to which a rope can be secured (as on a ship or in mountain climbing)
bolt, deadboltThe part of a lock that is engaged or withdrawn with a key
boltA sliding bar in a breech-loading firearm that ejects an empty cartridge and replaces it and closes the breech
carpenter's levelA straight bar of light metal with a spirit level in it
chinning barA horizontal bar on which you can chin yourself
coreA bar of magnetic material (as soft iron) that passes through a coil and serves to increase the inductance of the coil
crossbarA horizontal bar that goes across something
drawbarA strong metal bar bearing a hook to attach something to be pulled
fretA small bar of metal across the fingerboard of a musical instrument
grab barA bar attached parallel to a wall to provide a handgrip for steadying yourself
handlebarThe shaped bar used to steer a bicycle
handspikeA metal bar (or length of pipe) used as a lever
heaverA bar used as a lever (as in twisting rope)
leverA rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum
railA horizontal bar (usually of wood or metal)
rotorThe revolving bar of a distributor
shackleA U-shaped bar
slice bariron bar used to loosen and rake clinkers out of furnaces
stabilizer bar, anti-sway barA rigid metal bar between the front suspensions and between the rear suspensions of cars and trucks
towel rail, towel barA horizontal bar a few inches from a wall for holding towels
track, rail, rails, runwayA bar or pair of parallel bars of rolled steel making the railway along which railroad cars or other vehicles can roll
Broaderimplementinstrumentation (a piece of equipment or tool) used to effect an end
Spanishbarra
Catalanbarra
Verbsbarsecure with, or as if with, bars
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 4, communication
Meaningmusical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats.
Example"the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"
Synonymmeasure
Broadermusical notation(music) notation used by musicians / musicians
Spanishbar, compás
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningAn obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal.
Example"it was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar"
Part ofgoalgame equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game / game / game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points
Broaderobstruction, obstructor, obstructer, impediment, impedimentaAny structure that makes progress difficult
Verbsbarrender unsuitable for passage
barsecure with, or as if with, bars
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningThe act of preventing / preventing.
Example"there was no bar against leaving"
Synonymprevention
NarroweravertingThe act of preventing something from occurring
debarmentThe act of prevention by legal means
disqualificationThe act of preventing someone from participating by finding them unqualified
interceptionThe act of intercepting
nonproliferation, non-proliferationThe prevention of something increasing or spreading (especially the prevention of an increase / increase in the number of countries possessing nuclear weapons)
obviation, forestalling, preclusionThe act of preventing something by anticipating and disposing of it effectively
prophylaxisThe prevention of disease
save(sports) the act of preventing the opposition from scoring
suppression, crushing, quelling, stiflingforceful prevention
Broaderhindrance, hinderance, interferenceThe act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
Spanishprevención
Catalanprevenció
Verbsbarprevent from entering
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 7, quantity
Meaning(meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter.
Example"unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter"
CategorymeteorologyThe earth science dealing with phenomena of the atmosphere (especially weather)
Partsbarye, bar absolute, microbarThe absolute unit of pressure equal to one dyne per square centimeter
millibarA unit of atmospheric pressure equal to one thousandth of a bar
Broaderpressure unitA unit measuring force per unit area
Spanishbar
Catalanbar
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 8, object
MeaningA submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore.
Example"the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river"
Narrowersandbar, sand barA bar of sand
BroaderbarrierAnything serving to maintain separation by obstructing vision or access
ridgeA long narrow natural elevation or striation
Spanishbajío, bajo, banco, barra
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 9, group
MeaningThe body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction.
Example"he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"
Synonymslegal profession, legal community
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroaderprofessionThe body of people in a learned occupation
Spanishabogacía
Catalanadvocacia, jurista
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 10, attribute
MeaningA narrow marking of a different color or texture / texture from the background.
Example"a green toad with small black stripes or bars"
Synonymsstripe, streak
Narrowerband, banding, stria, striationA stripe or stripes of contrasting color
BroadermarkingA pattern of marks
Spanishraya, trazo
Catalanratlla
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 11, artifact
MeaningA block of solid substance (such as soap or wax).
Example"a bar of chocolate"
Synonymcake
NarrowertabletA small flat compressed cake of some substance
BroaderblockA solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides)
Spanishpastilla
Catalanpastilla
English > BAR: 19 senses > noun 12, artifact
MeaningA 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.
SynonymBrowning automatic rifle
Broaderautomatic rifle, automatic, machine riflelight machine gun
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 13, artifact
MeaningA horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises.
Part ofhorizontal bar, high bargymnastic apparatus consisting of a bar supported in a horizontal position by uprights at both ends
parallel bars, barsgymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 14, artifact
MeaningA heating element in an electric fire.
Example"an electric fire with three bars"
RegionUnited Kingdom, UK, U.K., Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Great BritainA monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles
Broaderheating elementThe component of a heater or range that transforms fuel or electricity into heat
Spanishbarra
English > bar: 19 senses > noun 15, artifact
Meaning(law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried.
Example"spectators were not allowed past the bar"
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Part ofcourt, courtroomA room in which a lawcourt sits
Broaderrailing, railA barrier consisting of a horizontal bar and supports
English > bar: 19 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningprevent from entering; keep out.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"He was barred from membership in the club"
Synonymsdebar, exclude
Broaderforbid, prohibit, interdict, proscribe, veto, disallow, nixcommand against
Spanishexcluir
Catalanexcloure
Nounsbarthe act of preventing / preventing
English > bar: 19 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningRender unsuitable for passage.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "barricade the streets"
Synonymsbarricade, block, blockade, stop, block off, block up
Narrowerclosebar access to
shut off, block off, close offblock off the passage through
Broaderobstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close upBlock passage through
Similar toobstruct, blockshut out from view or get in the way so as to hide from sight
Spanishbloquear, obstruir
Catalanblocar, bloquejar, obstruir
Nounsbaran obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal
English > bar: 19 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningExpel, as if by official decree.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymsbanish, relegate
Narrowerspikestand in the way of
Broaderexpel, throw out, kick outForce to leave or move out
Spanishdesterrar, exiliar
Catalanbandejar, desterrar, exiliar
English > bar: 19 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningSecure with, or as if with, bars.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"He barred the door"
Broaderfasten, fix, secureCause to be firmly attached
OppositeunbarRemove a bar from (a door)
Spanishatrancar
Nounsbara rigid piece of metal or wood
baran obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal

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