遮斷 禁止 受阻
Bar v. t. [imp. & p. p. Barred (bärd); p. pr. & vb. n. Barring.]
1. To fasten with a bar; as, to bar a door or gate.
2. To restrict or confine, as if by a bar; to hinder; to obstruct; to prevent; to prohibit; as, to bar the entrance of evil; distance bars our intercourse; the statute bars my right; the right is barred by time; a release bars the plaintiff's recovery; -- sometimes with up.
He barely looked the idea in the face, and hastened to bar it in its dungeon. --Hawthorne.
3. To except; to exclude by exception.
Nay, but I bar to-night: you shall not gauge me
By what we do to-night. --Shak.
4. To cross with one or more stripes or lines.
For the sake of distinguishing the feet more clearly, I have barred them singly. --Burney.
n 1: a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served
over a counter; "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at
the bar" [syn: barroom, saloon, ginmill, taproom]
2: a counter where you can obtain food or drink; "he bought a
hot dog and a coke at the bar"
3: a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening
or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows
to prevent escape"
4: musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats;
"the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"
5: an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal;
"it was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar"
6: the act of preventing; "there was no bar against leaving";
"money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of
influenza" [syn: prevention]
7: (meteorology) a unit of pressure equal to a million dynes
per square centimeter; "unfortunately some writers have
used bar for one dyne per square centimeter"
8: a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along
a shore; "the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the
9: the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a
particular jurisdiction; "he was admitted to the bar in
New Jersey" [syn: legal profession, legal community]
10: a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax); "a bar of
chocolate" [syn: cake]
11: a portable .30 caliber magazine-fed automatic rifle operated
by gas pressure; used by United States troops in World
War I and in World War II and in the Korean War [syn: Browning
12: a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as
they perform exercises
13: a heating element in an electric fire; "an electric fire
with three bars"
14: (law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom
where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried;
"spectators were not allowed past the bar"
v 1: prevent from entering; keep out; "He was barred from
membership in the club" [syn: debar, exclude]
2: render unsuitable for passage; "block the way"; "barricade
the streets"; "stop the busy road" [syn: barricade, block,
blockade, stop, block off, block up]
3: expel, as if by official decree; "he was banished from his
own country" [syn: banish, relegate]
4: secure with, or as if with, bars; "He barred the door" [ant:
[also: barring, barred]
adj 1: firmly fastened or secured against opening; "windows and
doors were all fast"; "a locked closet"; "left the
house properly secured" [syn: bolted, fast, latched,
2: preventing entry or exit or a course of action; "a
barricaded street"; "barred doors"; "the blockaded harbor"
[syn: barricaded, blockaded]