Bar

/bo'r/

Sense: Noun


  1. A counter where you can obtain food or drink.

    1. He bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar.
  2. A rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon.

    1. There were bars in the windows to prevent escape.
  3. An obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal.

    1. It was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar.
  4. (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter.

    1. Unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter.
  5. A submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore.

    1. The boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river.
  6. 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.

Sense: Verb


  1. Expel, as if by official decree.

    1. He was banished from his own country.
    Synonym(s):
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Pronunciation
Syllable Hyphenation
bar
IPA Transcription
/bɑ'r/
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