n. 条，块，棒，带; 酒吧，柜台; 小吃店; 栏杆; 电热棒; （球门）横梁; 障碍; （乐谱）小节; 出庭律师; （气压单位）巴; 功能条
v. 阻拦，禁止; （用铁条或木条）封，堵
A bar is a place where you can buy and drink alcoholic drinks.
...Devil's Herd, the city's most popular country-western bar.
...the Brass Nickel Bar.
A bar is a room in a pub or hotel where alcoholic drinks are served.
I'll see you in the bar later...
On the ship there are video lounges, a bar and a small duty-free shop.
A bar is a counter on which alcoholic drinks are served.
Michael was standing alone by the bar when Brian rejoined him...
He leaned forward across the bar.
A bar is a long, straight, stiff piece of metal.
...a brick building with bars across the ground floor windows.
...a crowd throwing stones and iron bars.
If you say that someone is behind bars, you mean that they are in prison.
Fisher was behind bars last night, charged with attempted murder...
Nearly 5,000 people a year are put behind bars over motoring penalties.
A bar of something is a piece of it which is roughly rectangular.
What is your favourite chocolate bar?
...a bar of soap.
A bar of an electric fire is a piece of metal with wire wound round it that glows and provides heat when the fire is switched on.
...a two-bar electric fire with a frayed flex.
If you bar a door, you place something in front of it or a piece of wood or metal across it in order to prevent it from being opened.
For added safety, bar the door to the kitchen.
If you bar someone's way, you prevent them from going somewhere or entering a place, by blocking their path.
Harry moved to bar his way...
He stepped in front of her, barring her way.
If someone is barred from a place or from doing something, they are officially forbidden to go there or to do it.
Amnesty workers have been barred from Sri Lanka since 1982...
Many jobs were barred to them.
If something is a bar to doing a particular thing, it prevents someone from doing it.
One of the fundamental bars to communication is the lack of a universally spoken, common language...
In industry after industry, government bodies have erected bars to competition.
If you say that there are no holds barred when people are fighting or competing for something, you mean that they are no longer following any rules in their efforts to win.
It is a war with no holds barred and we must prepare to resist...
When she'd get angry it was no holds barred.
You can use bar when you mean 'except'. For example, all the work bar the washing means all the work except the washing.
Bar a plateau in 1989, there has been a rise in inflation ever since the mid-1980's...
The aim of the service was to offer everything the independent investor wanted, bar advice.
The Bar is used to refer to the profession of a barrister in England, or of any kind of lawyer in the United States.
Robert was planning to read for the Bar.
In music, a bar is one of the several short parts of the same length into which a piece of music is divided.
1. a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter;
2. a counter where you can obtain food or drink;
3. a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon;
4. musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats;
5. an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal;
6. the act of preventing;
7. (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter;
8. a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore;
9. the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction;
10. a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax);
11. a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises
12. a heating element in an electric fire;
13. (law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried;
1. prevent from entering; keep out;
2. render unsuitable for passage;
3. expel, as if by official decree;
4. secure with, or as if with, bars;
block, bar, hinder, obstruct, prevent, hamper
obstacle, barrier, obstruction, bar, hindrance
be called (或 go) to the Bar
be called within the Bar
He is studying for bar.
He did not go to the bar against his father's will.
The ship crossed the bar safely.
Be sure to bar all the doors before you leave.
A iron bar is solid; a pipe is hollow.