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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A piece of metal, wood, soap, or other solid material that is longer than it is wide. A public place where people go to drink in the company of others.

Usage examples (40)
  • She put a new bar of soap in the bathroom when the other one ran out.
  • Unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter
  • The boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river
  • A bar of chocolate for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "bar" is a rod or stick, a place where alcoholic drinks are served, a court of law, or a barrier. A "barre" is a wooden railing used for ballet practice. A "bahr" is a body of water.
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