bar1 (def 16a).
(music) the vertical line marking the boundary between one bar and the next
- Bar magnet
a bar-shaped, usually permanent, magnet. Historical Examples Placing a small magnetic needle near a bar magnet, it takes a determinate position. Six Lectures on Light John Tyndall To explain this, study Fig. 102, in which is a bar magnet (A). Electricity for Boys J. S. Zerbe The pole of the new induced magnet adjacent to […]
a woman who bartends; bartender. Historical Examples Of an excitable nature, she burst into tears, and the barmaid ran in. Johnny Ludlow, Third Series Mrs. Henry Wood “There’ll be dancing here this evening,” the barmaid informed him. The Tinted Venus F. Anstey The barmaid told her he had gone into the town to post a […]
a man who bartends; bartender. Contemporary Examples There were pink and white sofas, a barman mixing special pink cocktails, a four-tier cake and photos of me as a baby. Vroom Vroom; British Heiress Tamara Ecclestone Post Naked Picture At 39 Weeks Pregnant Tom Sykes March 9, 2014 I ordered a beer from the barman, a […]
a former city in W Germany, now incorporated into Wuppertal. a man who bartends; bartender. Historical Examples Elberfeld, Barmen, Essen, and to the west of the last-mentioned town lay the mighty works of Krupps. Dastral of the Flying Corps Rowland Walker Engels, the son of a wealthy cotton-spinner, was born in 1820 at Barmen. Encyclopaedia […]