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(noun)

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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

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(noun)

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


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he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey

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(verb)

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prevent from entering; keep out


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He was barred from membership in the club

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(verb)

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render unsuitable for passage


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barricade the streets

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(noun)

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the act of preventing


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there was no bar against leaving

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(noun)

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


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a bar of chocolate

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(verb)

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expel, as if by official decree

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(noun)

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musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats


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the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song

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(noun)

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


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a green toad with small black stripes or bars

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(noun)

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


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he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar

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(noun)

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a counter where you can obtain food or drink


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he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar

(noun)

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a heating element in an electric fire


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an electric fire with three bars

(noun)

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

(noun)

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


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it was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar

(noun)

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a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon


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there were bars in the windows to prevent escape

(noun)

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


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the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river

(noun)

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


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spectators were not allowed past the bar

(noun)

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


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unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter

(verb)

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secure with, or as if with, bars


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He barred the door