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Bar vs. Bur

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The main difference between Bar and Bur is that the Bar is a establishment serving alcoholic beverages for consumption on the premises and Bur is a seed or dry fruit or infructescence that has hooks or teeth

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  • Bar (noun)

    A solid, more or less rigid object of metal or wood with a uniform cross-section smaller than its length.

    "The window was protected by steel bars."

  • Bar (noun)

    A solid metal object with uniform (round, square, hexagonal, octagonal or rectangular) cross-section; in the US its smallest dimension is .25 inch or greater, a piece of thinner material being called a strip.

    "Ancient Sparta used iron bars instead of handy coins in more valuable alloy, to physically discourage the use of money."

    "We are expecting a carload of bar tomorrow."

  • Bar (noun)

    A cuboid piece of any solid commodity.

    "bar of chocolate"

    "bar of soap"

  • Bar (noun)

    A broad shaft, or band, or stripe.

    "a bar of light"

    "a bar of colour"

  • Bar (noun)

    A long, narrow drawn or printed rectangle, cuboid or cylinder, especially as used in a bar code or a bar chart.

  • Bar (noun)

    Various lines used as punctuation or diacritics, such as the pipe ⟨{{!}}⟩, fraction bar (as in 12), and strikethrough (as in Ⱥ), formerly inclusive of oblique marks such as the slash.

    "pipe|strikethrough"

  • Bar (noun)

    The sign indicating that the characteristic of a logarithm is negative, conventionally placed above the digit(s) to show that it applies to the characteristic only and not to the mantissa.

  • Bar (noun)

    A similar sign indicating that the charge on a particle is negative (and that consequently the particle is in fact an antiparticle).

  • Bar (noun)

    A business licensed to sell alcoholic drinks for consumption on the premises, or the premises themselves; public house.

    "barroom|ginshop|pub|q3=British|public house|tavern|Thesaurus:pub"

    "The street was lined with all-night bars."

  • Bar (noun)

    The counter of such a premises.

    "Step up to the bar and order a drink."

  • Bar (noun)

    A counter, or simply a cabinet, from which alcoholic drinks are served in a private house or a hotel room.

  • Bar (noun)

    , juice bar etc.}} A premises or counter serving any type of beverage.

  • Bar (noun)

    An establishment where alcohol and sometimes other refreshments are served.

  • Bar (noun)

    An informal establishment selling food to be consumed on the premises.

    "a burger bar"

    "a local fish bar"

  • Bar (noun)

    An official order or pronouncement that prohibits some activity.

    "ban|prohibition"

    "The club has lifted its bar on women members."

  • Bar (noun)

    Anything that obstructs, hinders, or prevents; an obstruction; a barrier.

  • Bar (noun)

    }} A metasyntactic variable representing an unspecified entity, often the second in a series, following foo.

    "Suppose we have two objects, foo and bar."

  • Bar (noun)

    A dividing line (physical or notional) in the chamber of a legislature beyond which only members and officials may pass.

  • Bar (noun)

    The railing surrounding the part of a courtroom in which the judges, lawyers, defendants and witnesses stay

  • Bar (noun)

    "the Bar" or "the bar" The bar exam, the legal licensing exam.

    "He's studying hard to pass the Bar this time; he's failed it twice before."

  • Bar (noun)

    A collective term for lawyers or the legal profession; specifically applied to barristers in some countries but including all lawyers in others.

    "He was called to the bar, he became a barrister."

  • Bar (noun)

    A bar-shaped symbol that denotes levels of reception, or reception itself.

    "I don't have any bars in the middle of this desert."

  • Bar (noun)

    A vertical line across a musical staff dividing written music into sections, typically of equal durational value.

    "measure"

  • Bar (noun)

    One of those musical sections.

  • Bar (noun)

    A horizontal pole that must be crossed in high jump and pole vault

  • Bar (noun)

    Any level of achievement regarded as a challenge to be overcome.

  • Bar (noun)

    The crossbar.

  • Bar (noun)

    The central divider between the inner and outer table of a backgammon board, where stones are placed if they are hit.

  • Bar (noun)

    An addition to a military medal, on account of a subsequent act

  • Bar (noun)

    A linear shoaling landform feature within a body of water.

  • Bar (noun)

    A ridge or succession of ridges of sand or other substance, especially a formation extending across the mouth of a river or harbor or off a beach, and which may obstruct navigation. (FM 55-501).

  • Bar (noun)

    One of the ordinaries in heraldry; a fess.

  • Bar (noun)

    A city gate, in some British place names.

    "Potter's Bar"

  • Bar (noun)

    A drilling or tamping rod.

  • Bar (noun)

    A vein or dike crossing a lode.

  • Bar (noun)

    A gatehouse of a castle or fortified town.

  • Bar (noun)

    The part of the crust of a horse's hoof which is bent inwards towards the frog at the heel on each side, and extends into the centre of the sole.

  • Bar (noun)

    The space between the tusks and grinders in the upper jaw of a horse, in which the bit is placed.

  • Bar (noun)

    A non-SI unit of pressure equal to 100,000 pascals, approximately equal to atmospheric pressure at sea level.

  • Bar (verb)

    To obstruct the passage of (someone or something).

    "Our way was barred by a huge rockfall."

  • Bar (verb)

    To prohibit.

    "I couldn't get into the nightclub because I had been barred."

  • Bar (verb)

    To lock or bolt with a bar.

    "bar the door"

  • Bar (verb)

    To imprint or paint with bars, to stripe.

  • Bar (preposition)

    Except, other than, besides.

    "He invited everyone to his wedding bar his ex-wife."

  • Bar (preposition)

    Denotes the minimum odds offered on other horses not mentioned by name.

    "Leg At Each Corner is at 3/1, Lost My Shirt 5/1, and it's 10/1 bar."

  • Bur (noun)

    A rough, prickly husk around the seeds or fruit of some plants.

  • Bur (noun)

    Any of several plants having such husks.

  • Bur (noun)

    A rotary cutting implement having a selection of variously shaped heads.

  • Bur (noun)

    alternative form of burr|nodot=yes(small piece of material)

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  • Bar (noun)

    a long rigid piece of wood, metal, or similar material, typically used as an obstruction, fastening, or weapon

    "bars on the windows"

    "an iron bar"

  • Bar (noun)

    an amount of food or another substance formed into a narrow block

    "a bar of chocolate"

    "gold bars"

  • Bar (noun)

    a band of colour or light

    "bars of sunlight shafting through the windows"

  • Bar (noun)

    the heating element of an electric fire.

  • Bar (noun)

    the crossbar of a goal

    "Clark's shot hit the bar"

  • Bar (noun)

    a metal strip below the clasp of a medal, awarded as an additional distinction

    "he was awarded a second bar to his DSO"

  • Bar (noun)

    a sandbank or shoal at the mouth of a harbour or an estuary

    "the bar to the estuary of the River Eske"

  • Bar (noun)

    a charge in the form of a narrow horizontal stripe across the shield.

  • Bar (noun)

    a counter in a pub, restaurant, or cafe across which drinks or refreshments are served

    "standing at the bar"

  • Bar (noun)

    a room in a pub, restaurant, or hotel in which alcohol is served

    "the oak-panelled bar of the Lion"

    "bar stools"

  • Bar (noun)

    an establishment where alcohol and sometimes other refreshments are served

    "a small friendly bar open all day"

  • Bar (noun)

    a small shop, stall, or area in a department store that serves refreshments or provides a specified service

    "a sandwich bar"

  • Bar (noun)

    a barrier or restriction to an action or advance

    "political differences are not necessarily a bar to a good relationship"

  • Bar (noun)

    a plea suspending an action or claim in a lawsuit.

  • Bar (noun)

    any of the short sections or measures, typically of equal time value, into which a piece of music is divided, shown on a score by vertical lines across the stave

    "the opening bars of the first hymn"

  • Bar (noun)

    a partition in a court room, now usually notional, beyond which most people may not pass and at which an accused person stands

    "the prisoner at the bar"

  • Bar (noun)

    a rail marking the end of each chamber in the Houses of Parliament

    "he had to appear at the Bar of the House for a reprimand by the Speaker"

  • Bar (noun)

    the profession of barrister

    "his dismissal from the Singapore Bar"

  • Bar (noun)

    barristers collectively.

  • Bar (noun)

    lawyers collectively.

  • Bar (noun)

    a particular court of law.

  • Bar (noun)

    a unit of pressure equivalent to a hundred thousand newtons per square metre or approximately one atmosphere.

  • Bar (verb)

    fasten (something, especially a door or window) with a bar or bars

    "she bolted and barred the door"

  • Bar (verb)

    prevent or prohibit (someone) from doing something or from going somewhere

    "journalists had been barred from covering the elections"

  • Bar (verb)

    forbid someone from undertaking (an activity)

    "the job she loved had been barred to her"

  • Bar (verb)

    exclude (something) from consideration

    "nothing is barred in the crime novel"

  • Bar (verb)

    prevent or delay (an action) by objection.

  • Bar (verb)

    mark (something) with bars or stripes

    "his face was barred with light"

  • Bar (preposition)

    except for

    "his kids were all gone now, bar one"

  • Bar (preposition)

    except the horses indicated (used when stating the odds).

  • Bur (noun)

    see burr (sense 2 of the noun, bur sense 3 of the noun, bur sense 5 of the noun, bur sense 6 of the noun)

Oxford Dictionary
  • Bar (noun)

    A piece of wood, metal, or other material, long in proportion to its breadth or thickness, used as a lever and for various other purposes, but especially for a hindrance, obstruction, or fastening; as, the bars of a fence or gate; the bar of a door.

  • Bar (noun)

    An indefinite quantity of some substance, so shaped as to be long in proportion to its breadth and thickness; as, a bar of gold or of lead; a bar of soap.

  • Bar (noun)

    Anything which obstructs, hinders, or prevents; an obstruction; a barrier.

  • Bar (noun)

    A bank of sand, gravel, or other matter, esp. at the mouth of a river or harbor, obstructing navigation.

  • Bar (noun)

    Any railing that divides a room, or office, or hall of assembly, in order to reserve a space for those having special privileges; as, the bar of the House of Commons.

  • Bar (noun)

    The railing that incloses the place which counsel occupy in courts of justice. Hence, the phrase at the bar of the court signifies in open court.

  • Bar (noun)

    Any tribunal; as, the bar of public opinion; the bar of God.

  • Bar (noun)

    A barrier or counter, over which liquors and food are passed to customers; hence, the portion of the room behind the counter where liquors for sale are kept.

  • Bar (noun)

    An ordinary, like a fess but narrower, occupying only one fifth part of the field.

  • Bar (noun)

    A broad shaft, or band, or stripe; as, a bar of light; a bar of color.

  • Bar (noun)

    A vertical line across the staff. Bars divide the staff into spaces which represent measures, and are themselves called measures.

  • Bar (noun)

    The space between the tusks and grinders in the upper jaw of a horse, in which the bit is placed.

  • Bar (noun)

    A drilling or tamping rod.

  • Bar (noun)

    A gatehouse of a castle or fortified town.

  • Bar

    To fasten with a bar; as, to bar a door or gate.

  • Bar

    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.

  • Bar

    To except; to exclude by exception.

  • Bar

    To cross with one or more stripes or lines.

  • Bur (noun)

    Any rough or prickly envelope of the seeds of plants, whether a pericarp, a persistent calyx, or an involucre, as of the chestnut and burdock; a seed vessel having hooks or prickles. Also, any weed which bears burs.

  • Bur (noun)

    The thin ridge left by a tool in cutting or shaping metal. See Burr, n., 2.

  • Bur (noun)

    A ring of iron on a lance or spear. See Burr, n., 4.

  • Bur (noun)

    The lobe of the ear. See Burr, n., 5.

  • Bur (noun)

    The sweetbread.

  • Bur (noun)

    A clinker; a partially vitrified brick.

  • Bur (noun)

    A small circular saw.

  • Bur (noun)

    The round knob of an antler next to a deer's head.

Webster Dictionary
  • Bar (noun)

    a room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter;

    "he drowned his sorrows in whiskey at the bar"

  • Bar (noun)

    a counter where you can obtain food or drink;

    "he bought a hot dog and a coke at the bar"

  • Bar (noun)

    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"

  • Bar (noun)

    musical notation for a repeating pattern of musical beats;

    "the orchestra omitted the last twelve bars of the song"

  • Bar (noun)

    an obstruction (usually metal) placed at the top of a goal;

    "it was an excellent kick but the ball hit the bar"

  • Bar (noun)

    the act of preventing;

    "there was no bar against leaving"

    "money was allocated to study the cause and prevention of influenza"

  • Bar (noun)

    (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"

  • Bar (noun)

    a submerged (or partly submerged) ridge in a river or along a shore;

    "the boat ran aground on a submerged bar in the river"

  • Bar (noun)

    the body of individuals qualified to practice law in a particular jurisdiction;

    "he was admitted to the bar in New Jersey"

  • Bar (noun)

    a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax);

    "a bar of chocolate"

  • Bar (noun)

    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

  • Bar (noun)

    a horizontal rod that serves as a support for gymnasts as they perform exercises

  • Bar (noun)

    a heating element in an electric fire;

    "an electric fire with three bars"

  • Bar (noun)

    (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"

  • Bar (verb)

    prevent from entering; keep out;

    "He was barred from membership in the club"

  • Bar (verb)

    render unsuitable for passage;

    "block the way"

    "barricade the streets"

    "stop the busy road"

  • Bar (verb)

    expel, as if by official decree;

    "he was banished from his own country"

  • Bar (verb)

    secure with, or as if with, bars;

    "He barred the door"

  • Bur (noun)

    seed vessel having hooks or prickles

  • Bur (noun)

    small bit used in dentistry or surgery

  • Bur (verb)

    remove the burrs from

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