Bar

Large mass of sand or earth, formed by the surge of the sea. They are mostly found at the entrances of great rivers or havens, and often render navigation extremely dangerous, but confer tranquility once inside. See also
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bar

Unit of pressure. 1 bar = 105 pascals = 1.01325 atmospheres.
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Bar

(1) Coarse grained deposit of sediment from a stream or ocean currents. (2) A unit of measurement for quantifying force. Equivalent to 1,000,000 dynes per square centimeter.
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Bar

(1) Historically, the partition separating the general public from the space occupied by the judges, lawyers, and other participants in a trial. (2) More commonly, the body of lawyers within a jurisdiction.
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bar

(bahr) a structure having greater length than width, and often some degree of rigidity. a heavy wire or a wrought or cast metal segment, longer than its width, used to connect parts of a removable partial denture. a long narrow rigid structure that a patient can grasp to assist in stabilization.&nb...
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bar

(From hard grch. baros =) since 1978 in Austria and Germany, valid measure of the pressure (atm = atmosphere until then gauge). The proper SI unit (Systeme International d'unit
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BAR

(from the article `Automobile Racing`) Ironically, the team that made the strongest impression in 2004 was BAR, which took a superb second place to Ferrari in the constructors` ...
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Bar

(from the article `ballade`) ...century in Germany is cast in a similar form, though normally without the envoi or the refrain line; when in Richard Wagner`s music drama Die ...
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bar

(from the article `beach`) ...and a shallow bottom. In some areas the low-tide terrace terminates with another inclined shoreface, if the nearshore sea zone is rather deep. ... Braided channels are subdivided at low-water stages by multiple midstream bars of sand or gravel. At high water, many or all bars are submerged, ... [2 relate...
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bar

(from the article `numerals and numeral systems`) ...appears in various other forms, including the cursive . All these symbols persisted until long after printing became common. In the Middle Ages a ...
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bar

(from the article `steel`) Bars are long products, usually of round, square, rectangular, or hexagonal cross section and of 12- to 50-millimetre diameter or equivalent. (Since ...
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Bar

(n) Bar is the gathering, collection or association of attorneys or lawyers practicing law at a particular jurisdiction. Bar is used to represent the area where practicing attorneys or lawyers can be found.
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bar

[n] - (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter 2. [n] - a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore 3. [n] - (British) a heating element in an electric fire 4. [n] - (law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case ...
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Bar

• (n.) To restrict or confine, as if by a bar; to hinder; to obstruct; to prevent; to prohibit; as, to bar the entrance of evil; distance bars our intercourse; the statute bars my right; the right is barred by time; a release bars the plaintiff`s recovery; -- sometimes with up. • (n.) Any railing that divides a room, or office, or hall of...
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bar

noun 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`
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bar

(b) A unit of pressure, used especially in giving the pressure of a planet's or moon's atmosphere. One bar is approximately the average pressure at sea-level on the Earth. 1 bar = 0.987 atmospheres = 1.02 kg/cm2 = 100 kilopascals = 14.5 lb/sq. in. Atmosphe...
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bar

(earth science) In earth sciences, deposit of sand or silt formed in a river channel, or a long ridge of sand or pebbles running parallel to a coastline (see coastal erosion). Coastal bars can extend across estuaries to form bay bars and are formed in one of two ways. Longshore drift can trans...
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bar

(music) Modular segment of music incorporating a fixed number of beats, as in the phrase `two/three/four beats to the bar`. It is shown in notation by vertical `barring` of the musical continuum. The US term is measure
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bar

(stream) An accumulation of sediment, usually sandy, which forms at the borders or in the channels of streams or offshore from a beach.
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Bar

[dance] Bar is a form of folk dance of Eastern Turkey. The word bar is from the Armenian word `Պար` (bar) which means dance. With their structure and formation, they are the dances performed by groups in the open. They are spread, in general, all over the region of Eastern Anatolia, especially in Erzurum, Artvin, Bayburt, Ağrı, Kars, a...
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Bar

[diacritic] A bar or stroke is a modification consisting of a line drawn through a grapheme. It may be used as a diacritic to derive new letters from old ones, or simply as an addition to make a grapheme more distinct from others. It can take the form of a vertical bar, slash, or crossbar. A stroke is sometimes drawn through the numbers 7 a...
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Bar

[establishment] A bar is a retail business establishment that serves alcoholic drinks — beer, wine, liquor, and cocktails — for consumption on the premises. Bars provide stools or chairs that are placed at tables or counters for their patrons. Some bars have entertainment on a stage, such as a live band, comedians, go-go dancers, or str...
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Bar

[heraldry] In heraldry, a bar is an ordinary consisting of a horizontal band across the shield. If only one bar appears across the middle of the shield, it is termed a fess; if two or more appear, they can only be called bars. Calling the bar a diminutive of the fess is inaccurate, however, because two bars may each be no smaller than a fes...
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Bar

[law] Bar in a legal context has three possible meanings: the physical division of a courtroom between its working and public areas; the process of qualifying to practice law; and the legal profession. ==Courtroom division== The origin of the term bar is from the barring furniture dividing a medieval European courtroom, similarly as the ori...
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Bar

[music] In musical notation, a bar (or measure) is a segment of time defined by a given number of beats, each of which are assigned a particular note value. Dividing music into bars provides regular reference points to pinpoint locations within a piece of music. It also makes written music easier to follow, since each bar of staff symbols c...
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