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Definizione monolingua e traduzione bar

Inglese grammatica



bar (third-person singular simple present bars, present participle barring, simple past and past participle barred)

  1. (transitive) To obstruct the passage of (someone or something).
    • 1906, Alfred Noyes, The Highwayman:
      ""One kiss, my bonny sweetheart, Im after a prize to-night, / But I shall be back with the yellow gold before the morning light; / Yet, if they press me sharply, and harry me through the day, / Then look for me by moonlight, / Watch for me by moonlight, / Ill come to thee by moonlight, though Hell should bar the way.""
  2. (transitive) To prohibit.
    I couldnt get into the nightclub because I had been barred
  3. (transitive) To lock or bolt with a bar.
    bar the door

bar (plural bars)

  1. A solid, more or less rigid object with a uniform cross-section smaller than its length.
  2. (metallurgy) A solid metal object with uniform (round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular) cross-section; in the US its smallest dimension is .25 inch or greater (US), a piece of thinner material being called a strip.
    Ancient Sparta used iron bars instead of handy coins in more valuable alloy, to physically discourage the use of money
  3. A cuboid piece of any solid commodity.
    bar of chocolate
    bar of soap
  4. A long, narrow drawn or printed rectangle, cuboid or cylinder, especially as used in a bar code or a bar chart.
  5. A diacritical mark that consists of a line drawn through a grapheme. (For example, turning A into Ⱥ.)
  6. A business licensed to sell intoxicating beverages for consumption on the premises, or the premises themselves; public house.
  7. The counter of such a premises.
    Step up to the bar and order a drink.
  8. A similar device or simply a closet containing alcoholic beverages in a private house or a hotel room.
  9. An official order or pronouncement that prohibits some activity.
  10. (computing, whimsical, derived from fubar) A metasyntactic variable representing an unspecified entity, often the second in a series, following foo.
    Suppose we have two objects, foo and bar.
  11. (UK, law) The railing surrounding the part of a courtroom in which the judges, lawyers, defendants and witnesses stay
  12. (law, ""the Bar"") Short for the Bar exam, the legal licensing exam.
    Hes studying hard to pass the Bar this time; hes failed it twice before.
  13. (law, ""the Bar"") A collective term for lawyers; specifically barristers in some countries but including all lawyers in others.
  14. (law, loosely, ""the Bar"") The legal profession of lawyers; specifically barristers in some countries but including all lawyers in others.
  15. (music) A vertical line across a musical staff dividing written music into sections, typically of equal durational value.
  16. (music) One of those musical sections.
  17. (sports) A horizontal pole that must be crossed in high jump and pole vault
  18. (soccer) The crossbar
    • 2010 December 29, Chris Whyatt, “Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton”, BBC:
      Composed play then saw Sam Ricketts nutmeg Ashley Cole before Taylor whipped a fine curling effort over Petr Cechs bar.
  19. (backgammon) The central divider between the inner and outer table of a backgammon board, where stones are placed if they are hit.
  20. An addition to a military medal, on account of a subsequent act
  21. A linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water.
  22. (nautical) A ridge or succession of ridges of sand or other substance, especially a formation extending across the mouth of a river or harbor or off a beach, and which may obstruct navigation. (FM 55-501).
  23. (heraldry) One of the ordinaries in heraldry; a fess.
  24. A generic unit of measure of signal strength for a wireless device such as a cell phone.
    There were no bars so I didnt get your text.
  25. A city gate in UK places names, such as Potters Bar.

bar (neuter bart, definite and plural bare)

  1. bare, naked
  2. sheer, pure


  1. extremely (only in a negative sense)


  1. Except, with the exception of.
    He invited everyone to his wedding bar his ex-wife.
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