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A c.g.s. unit of pressure equal to 106 dynes per square centimetre or 105 pascals (approximately 750 mmHg or 0.987 atmosphere). The millibar (100 Pa) is commonly used in meteorology.

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

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2011
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...and Ofer Bar-Yosef , eds. Moshé Stekelis Memorial Volume . Eretz-Israel, vol. 13.Jerusalem, 1977. Arensburg, Baruch, L. A. , Schepartz, A. M. Tillier , Bernard Vandermeersch , and Y. Rak . “ A Reappraisal of the Anatomical Basis for Speech in Middle Palaeolithic Hominds. ” American Journal of Physical Anthropology 83 (1990): 137–146. Bar-Yosef, Ofer . “ Prehistory of the Levant. ” Annual Review of Anthropology 9 (1980): 101–133. Bar-Yosef, Ofer . “ The Walls of Jericho: An Alternative Interpretation. ” Current Anthropology 27 (1986): 157–162. Bar-Yosef,...

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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002

... abbr. Browning automatic...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
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Music
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... , bar line The vertical line marked on a stave to denote the point of metrical division is actually the bar but in modern usage has come to be called the bar line, while the space between such lines is the bar itself. Thus, ‘3 beats to the bar’. In Amer. parlance, a bar is called a measure, and a bar means a bar line. 2 vertical lines close together are, in Eng., a double bar, not double bar...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (4 ed.)

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2020
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... bar none with no exceptions. 1866 M. E. Braddon Lady’s Mile Your ‘Aspasia’ is the greatest picture that ever was painted—‘bar none’. behind bars in prison. lower ( or raise ) the bar lower (or raise) the standards which need to be met in order to qualify for something. prop up the bar : see prop...

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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2008
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Science and technology, Life Sciences
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... a unit of pressure temporarily approved for use with SI units. 1 bar = 10 5 Pa = 10 5 Nm −2...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Linguistics (3 ed.)

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2014
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Linguistics
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... ( – ) 1. As a mark of negation: thus x̄ means ‘not x’. 2. As a macron , indicating a long vowel. 3. See X-bar syntax...

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A Dictionary of Law (9 ed.)

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2018
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...Bar n. Barristers , collectively. To be called to the Bar is to be admitted to the profession by one of the Inns of...

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A Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2 ed.)

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2015
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Law
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... Barristers , collectively. To be called to the Bar is to be admitted to the profession by one of the Inns of Court...

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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...College. Bar sinister A heraldic term popularly mistaken as an indication of bastardy, correctly denoted by a baton sinister. See also bend sinister . All over bar the shouting See under all . Behind bars See under behind . Called to the bar, To be See under call . Called within the bar, To be See under call . Colour bar See under colour . Crush bar See under crush . Hershey bar See under hershey . Irish bar See under irish . Prisoner at the bar, The See under prisoner . Prop up the bar, To See under prop . Stars and Bars, The See...

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A Dictionary of Travel and Tourism

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2012
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... A sandbar usually caused by tidal or current conditions near the...

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A Dictionary of the Bible (2 ed.)

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2010
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...- Frequently a prefix in Aramaic to a personal name, meaning ‘son...

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A Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2 ed.)

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2019

...bar A widely used (non-SI) unit of pressure approximately equal to normal atmospheric pressure at sea level. The conversion to SI is 1 bar = 10 5 Pa. See also atmosphere ( 1 )...

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A Dictionary of Geography (5 ed.)

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... 1 On a gently sloping coastline, a submarine accumulation of marine sediment, which may be exposed at low tide. Most bars form where steep, destructive waves break; such bars can be called break-point bars , with crests generally running parallel to the coast. Bay bars extend across an estuary or a bay: ‘it seems likely that [Chesil Beach, UK] began as a bay bar…when the sea level was lower’ (I. West 2007). Some bay bars entirely enclose the inlet, and a lagoon may then form on the landward side; see Roberts and Slater (2007) Holocene 17 . ...

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A Dictionary of Dentistry (2 ed.)

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2020
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...bar n. 1. A piece of metal of greater length than width used as a connector in an orthodontic or prosthetic appliance. The bar may be situated lingually, labially, or palatally to join bilateral parts of a removable partial denture. 2. A shaped piece of metal used to stabilize mobile teeth. ...

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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... Unit of pressure, the pressure created by a column of mercury 75.007cm high. It is equal to 10 5 pascals. Standard atmospheric pressure (at sea level) is 1.01325 bars, or 1013.25...

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A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

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2014

...bar A c.g.s. unit of pressure equal to 10 5 newtons per square metre (N m −2 ) or pascals (Pa). The millibar (mbar) is commonly used by meteorologists (one thousandth of a bar). Standard atmospheric pressure is 1,013 mbar. ...

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A Dictionary of Astronomy (3 ed.)

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2018

... A unit of pressure, often used to express atmospheric pressures. One bar is equal to 10 5 pascals, approximately the Earth’s atmospheric pressure at sea level. The millibar (100 Pa) is also frequently...

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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Current Version:
2010
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History, Social sciences
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20 words

... ( lever ) The lever of a hand-press which, when pulled, operates the *screw or toggle, applying pressure through the *platen...

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2007

... Unit of pressure equivalent to 0.986923 atm, 100,000 N m −2 (pascals), or 1,000,000 dynes m −2...

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The Oxford Companion to Music

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Music
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70 words

...bar . A line drawn vertically through a staff or staves of musical notation, normally indicating division into metrical units (of two, three, four beats, etc.); now also the name for the metrical unit itself, the line being commonly called a ‘bar-line’. American usage, however, normally reserves the term ‘bar’ for the line itself, describing the metrical unit as a ‘measure’. See also double bar ; notation, 3 ; rhythm, 2 and...

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