a place where you can buy and drink alcoholic and other drinks
We met at a bar called the Flamingo.
the island's only licensed bar (= one that is allowed to sell alcoholic drinks)
a cocktail bar
I found David in the bar of the Red Lion (= a room in a pub where drinks are served) .
a long wide wooden surface where drinks, etc. are served
She was sitting at the bar.
It was so crowded I couldn't get to the bar.
especially in compounds
a place in which a particular kind of food or drink is the main thing that is served
a sandwich bar
a coffee bar
a piece of sth with straight sides
一条巧克力 / 肥皂
a bar of chocolate/soap
a long straight piece of metal or wood. Bars are often used to stop sb from getting through a space.
He smashed the window with an iron bar.
All the ground floor windows were fitted with bars.
a five-bar gate (= one made with five horizontal bars of wood)
in electric fire
a piece of metal with wire wrapped around it that becomes red and hot when electricity is passed through it
the crossbar of a goal
His shot hit the bar.
a band of colour or light
Bars of sunlight slanted down from the tall narrow windows.
that prevents sth
a thing that stops sb from doing sth
At that time being a woman was a bar to promotion in most professions.
one of the short sections of equal length that a piece of music is divided into, and the notes that are in it
four beats to the bar
the opening bars of a piece of music
the profession of barrister (= a lawyer in a higher court)
to be called to the Bar (= allowed to work as a qualified barrister )
the profession of any kind of lawyer
巴（气压单位，等于100 000牛顿 / 平方米）
a unit for measuring the pressure of the atmosphere, equal to a hundred thousand newtons per square metre
to have nothing to do with sth
If he tries to sell you his car, don't have a bar of it.
The murderer is now safely behind bars.
close with bars
to close sth with a bar or bars
All the doors and windows were barred.
to block a road, path, etc. so that nobody can pass
Two police officers were barring her exit.
We found our way barred by rocks.
to ban or prevent sb from doing sth
The players are barred from drinking alcohol the night before a match.
with no rules or limits on what sb is allowed to do
except for sb/sth
The students all attended, bar two who were ill.
It's the best result we've ever had, bar none (= none was better) .
of an activity or a competition
to be almost finished or decided, so that there is no doubt about the final result
If you want to describe a whole unit of a particular substance, or a group of things that are normally together, for example when you buy them, you need to use the correct word.
一条肥皂 / 巧克力；糖果棒
a bar of soap/chocolate; a candy bar
一大块冰 / 石头 / 木头
a block of ice/stone/wood
一匹 / 一卷 / 一段织物
a bolt / roll / length of fabric
一块冰 / 方糖；冰块；方糖
a cube of ice/sugar; an ice/sugar cube
a loaf of bread
一卷胶片 / 地毯
a roll of film/carpet
a slab of marble/concrete
a stick of gum
a bunch of bananas/grapes
a bunch / bouquet of flowers
一捆纸 / 枝条
a bundle of papers/sticks
一套 / 一串钥匙
a set / bunch of keys
a set of chairs/glasses/clothes/guitar strings
the act of preventing
- there was no bar against leaving
- money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza
a rigid piece of metal or wood;usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon
- there were bars in the windows to prevent escape
an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal
- it was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar
a counter where you can obtain food or drink
- he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar
(law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried
- spectators were not allowed past the bar
a heating element in an electric fire
- an electric fire with three bars
a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises
a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter
- he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar
a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)
- a bar of chocolate
a narrow marking of a different color or texture from the background
- a green toad with small black stripes or bars
- may the Stars and Stripes forever wave
musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats
- the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song
the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction
- he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey
近义词: legal profession,legal community
a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore
- the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river
(meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes per square centimeter
- unfortunately some writers have used bar for one dyne per square centimeter
prevent from entering;keep out
- He was barred from membership in the club
secure with, or as if with, bars
- He barred the door
render unsuitable for passage
- block the way
- barricade the streets
- stop the busy road
近义词: barricade,block,blockade,stop,block off,block up
expel, as if by official decree
- he was banished from his own country