a clamp having two jaws attached to a bar, one fixed and the other adjustable by means of a screw mechanism.
a male given name. Contemporary Examples He had made an arrangement with Barclay H. Warburton, owner of the Philadelphia Evening Telegraph. The Stacks: H.L. Mencken on the 1904 Baltimore Fire H.L. Mencken October 3, 2014 Now, a young actor has a choice: “I have a practiced line,” Barclay said of the advice he gives. Can […]
- Barclay de tolly
Prince Mikhail Bogdanovich [mi-kah-eel bog-dah-nuh-vich;; Russian myi-khuh-yeel buhg-dah-nuh-vyich] /mɪ kɑˈil bɒgˈdɑ nə vɪtʃ;; Russian myɪ xʌˈyil bʌgˈdɑ nə vyɪtʃ/ (Show IPA), 1761–1818, Russian field marshal: commander in chief against Napoleon I in 1812. Historical Examples Already were the leading battalions of Barclay de Tolly’s corps in the field, and brigade after brigade followed them. Germany, […]
- Bar cocheba
Bar Kokba. Simon, died a.d. 135, Hebrew leader of insurrection against the Romans a.d. 132–135. Historical Examples Insurrection of the Jews under Bar Cocheba; their final dispersion follows. The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03 Various
- Bar code
a series of lines of varying width, printed, as on a container or product, that can be read by an optical scanner to determine charges for purchases, destinations for letters, etc. Compare Universal Product Code. to put a barcode on. Contemporary Examples This likely includes aiming your camera at the bar code featured in Newsweek. […]