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Synonyms for bar

Synonyms for bar

a relatively long, straight, rigid piece of metal or other solid material

a judicial assembly

to shut in with or as if with bars

to stop or prevent passage of

to keep from being admitted, included, or considered

Synonyms for bar

a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter

musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats

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an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal

(meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter

a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore

the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction

a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background

a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)

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a portable .30 caliber automatic rifle operated by gas pressure and fed by cartridges from a magazine

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

(law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried

prevent from entering

expel, as if by official decree

secure with, or as if with, bars

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References in classic literature ?
A look of joy lighted up the features of the old man, who now comprehended the case, and, placing his cap eagerly on his head again, he threw up the bar of his little prison, and said, feelingly:
The Chancellor is about to bow to the bar when the prisoner is presented.
Charley Bates' tight features relaxed at the sight, and MacDonald went over and joined the three at the bar.
Pete, in a white jacket, was behind the bar bending expectantly toward a quiet stranger.
His captor was Burton Duff, the jailer, as white as death and bearing upon his brow the livid mark of the iron bar.
I have often thought since of how they must have regarded me, the newcomer being welcomed into their company standing at bar with them, and not standing for a single round of drinks.
The night winds were beginning their wild dances beyond the bar and the fishing hamlet across the harbor was gemmed with lights as Anne and Gilbert drove up the poplar lane.
With pigeons, however, we have another case, namely, the occasional appearance in all the breeds, of slaty-blue birds with two black bars on the wings, a white rump, a bar at the end of the tail, with the outer feathers externally edged near their bases with white.
Cape becomes bar, and plain shoal, and valley and gorge deep water and channel.
Old John would have it that they must sit in the bar, and nobody objecting, into the bar they went.
There was a dinner giving in the Harley Street establishment, while Little Dorrit was stitching at her father's new shirts by his side that night; and there were magnates from the Court and magnates from the City, magnates from the Commons and magnates from the Lords, magnates from the bench and magnates from the bar, Bishop magnates, Treasury magnates, Horse Guard magnates, Admiralty magnates,--all the magnates that keep us going, and sometimes trip us up.
Not without reason was it often asserted by the regular frequenters of the Porters, that when the light shone full upon the grain of certain panels, and particularly upon an old corner cupboard of walnut-wood in the bar, you might trace little forests there, and tiny trees like the parent tree, in full umbrageous leaf.
It was a comfortable-looking place though, for there was a strong, cheerful light in the bar window, which shed a bright ray across the road, and even lighted up the hedge on the other side; and there was a red flickering light in the opposite window, one moment but faintly discernible, and the next gleaming strongly through the drawn curtains, which intimated that a rousing fire was blazing within.
It was visiting time when Wemmick took me in; and a potman was going his rounds with beer; and the prisoners, behind bars in yards, were buying beer, and talking to friends; and a frouzy, ugly, disorderly, depressing scene it was.
The dungeon had only one little window, high up in the wall, with bars in it; and the door was strong and thick.