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Main Entry: 1bar
Etymology: Middle English barre "bar," from early French barre (same meaning) 1 a: a straight piece (as of metal or wood) that is longer than it is wide b: a usually rectangular piece or block of material <a bar of soap> 2: something that hinders or blocks : OBSTACLE 3: a bank (as of sand) partly or entirely under water along a shore or in a river 4 a: the railing in a courtroom around the place where the business of the court is carried on b: a court of law c: the profession of law 5: 3STRIPE 1 6 a: a counter on which alcoholic drinks or food is served b: BARROOM 7 a: a vertical line across the musical staff before the beginning of a measure b: 1MEASURE 4c 8: 1STANDARD 2a <raise the bar for improving new medicines> - behind bars: in jail