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Overview of noun bar

The noun bar has 15 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (10) barroom, bar, saloon, ginmill, taproom

(a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar")

2. (4) bar

(a counter where you can obtain food or drink; "he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar")

3. (4) bar

(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")

4. (1) measure, bar

(musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats; "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song")

5. (1) bar

(an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal; "it was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar")

6. (1) prevention, bar

(the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving"; "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza")

7. bar

((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")

8. bar

(a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore; "the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river")

9. legal profession, bar, legal community

(the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction; "he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey")

10. stripe, streak, bar

(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")

11. cake, bar

(a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax); "a bar of chocolate")

12. Browning automatic rifle, BAR

(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)

13. bar

(a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises)

14. bar

(a heating element in an electric fire; "an electric fire with three bars")

15. bar

((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")


Overview of adj barred

The adj barred has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. barricaded, barred, blockaded

(preventing entry or exit or a course of action; "a barricaded street"; "barred doors"; "the blockaded harbor")

2. barred

(marked with stripes or bands)

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