unit of pressure (short for atmosphere), equal to the sea-level pressure of Earth's atmosphere.

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  • Bar — may refer to:* A rod/stick, pole, or handrail made of structural steel ** Grab bar ** Rebar * an ingot or gold bar * Bar (diacritic), a line through a letter used as a diacritic * Bar (establishment), a retail establishment which serves alcoholic …   Wikipedia

  • Bar — (b[aum]r), n. [OE. barre, F. barre, fr. LL. barra, W. bar the branch of a tree, bar, baren branch, Gael. & Ir. barra bar. [root]91.] 1. A piece of wood, metal, or other material, long in proportion to its breadth or thickness, used as a lever and …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • -bar — ist ein häufiges Suffix beim Adjektiv, das der Wortbildung dient. In den meisten Fällen werden transitive Verben mit Hilfe von bar zu Adjektiven abgeleitet. Beispiel: aus „heilen“ wird „heilbar“. Die Bedeutung von bar lässt sich mit können… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bar — (b[aum]r), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Barred} (b[aum]rd); p. pr. & vb. n. {Barring}.] [ F. barrer. See {Bar}, n.] 1. To fasten with a bar; as, to bar a door or gate. [1913 Webster] 2. To restrict or confine, as if by a bar; to hinder; to obstruct; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bär — (or Baer, from German: bear) is the surname of:* Abraham Dob Bär Lebensohn (ca. 1789/1794 1878), Russian poet and grammarian * Dietmar Bär, German actor * Gert Bär (* 1946), German mathematics * Heinrich Bär (1913 1957), German Luftwaffe fighter… …   Wikipedia

  • Bar'am — Infobox Kibbutz name = Bar am foundation = 16 June 1949 founded by = Demobilized Palmach soldiers region = Upper Galilee industry = Agriculture, manufacturing, tourism affiliation = Kibbutz Movement website = [… …   Wikipedia

  • bar — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English barre, from Anglo French, from Vulgar Latin *barra Date: 12th century 1. a. a straight piece (as of wood or metal) that is longer than it is wide and has any of various uses (as for a… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Bar 17 — Infobox Album | Name = Bar 17 Type = Album Artist = Trey Anastasio Released = October 3 2006 (US) Recorded = 2003 2006 Genre = Rock Label = Rubber Jungle Records Producer = Bryce Goggin and Trey Anastasio Last album = Live in Chicago (2005) This… …   Wikipedia

  • BAR 01 — The BAR 01 was the car with which the British American Racing Formula One team used to compete in the 1999 Formula One season, its inaugural year in the series after purchasing Tyrrell. It was driven by Jacques Villeneuve, the 1997 Champion who… …   Wikipedia

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  • bar — A submerged or emerged embankment of sand, gravel, or mud created on the sea floor in shallow water by waves and currents. A bar may be composed of mollusk shells …   Military dictionary

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