a long rod or rigid piece of wood, metal, or similar material, typically used as an obstruction, fastening, or weapon.
‘I have had iron bars , lumps of wood, bottles, stones and even on old bath thrown into my garden,’ she added.
a counter across which alcoholic drinks or refreshments are served.
He'll help with your bags, crack jokes, invite you to eat breakfast on his porch and - if things get busy - let you serve drinks at the bar .
a barrier or restriction to an action or advance.
political differences are not necessarily a bar to a good relationship
a measure of music or the time of a piece of music.
He magically evoked the Alpine mystery of the score's opening bars .
a partition in a courtroom or legislative assembly, now usually notional, beyond which most people may not pass and, in court, at which an accused person stands.
the prisoner at the bar