A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter:
— He drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar.
Dutch: baar, bar, blok, café, reep, stang, stuk, tapkast
A counter where you can obtain food or drink.
Dutch: bar, buffet, tap, tapkast, toog
Polish: bar, bufet
A rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon.
Dutch: staaf, stang
Musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats:
— The orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song.
An obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal.
The act of preventing:
— There was no bar against leaving.
Dutch: het voorkomen
meteorology A unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter.
Dutch: maatstreep, bar
Polish: b, bar
A submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore.
Polish: próg, próg rzeczny
The body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction:
— He was admitted to the bar in New Jersey.
Dutch: balie, gerecht, rechtbank
Polish: prawnictwo, prawnicy
A narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background:
— A green toad with small black stripes or bars.
A block of solid substance (such as soap or wax):
— A bar of chocolate.
Dutch: blok, koek, stuk
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.
synonym: Browning automatic rifle.
Polish: karabin maszynowy Browning M1918, Karabin maszynowy Browninga
A horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises.
Dutch: legger, zandbank
A heating element in an electric fire.
law A railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried.
Dutch: ban, orde van advocaten, taveerne
Prevent from entering; keep out:
— He was barred from membership in the club.
Dutch: buiten beschouwing laten, niet meetellen, niet toelaten, uitsluiten
Render unsuitable for passage:
— Barricade the streets.
Expel, as if by official decree.
Dutch: bannen, verbannen
Secure with, or as if with, bars.
Moby thesaurus: Hershey bar, Maypole, abscind, accent, accent mark, achievement, ait, alehouse, alerion, ambo, amputate, animal charge, annihilate, annulet, anticipate, arch dam, archipelago, argent, armorial bearings, armory ... show more.
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