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(--- Music) The vertical line extending from the head of a note.
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  1. (--- Music) The vertical line extending from the head of a note.
  2. The upright piece to which the side timbers or plates are attached to form the prow of a ship
  3. The main upward-growing axis of a plant, having nodes and bearing leaves, usually extending in a direction opposite to that of the root and above the ground, and serving to support the plant and to transport and store food materials; specif., the main stalk or trunk of a tree, shrub, or other plant, from which leaves, flowers, and fruit develop
A part that is designed to be held or operated with the hand:
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  1. A part that is designed to be held or operated with the hand:
  2. A means of understanding or control:
  3. An alternate name or nickname, especially one chosen for self-identification on online forums or citizens band radio.
An elongated, offshore ridge of sand, gravel, or other unconsolidated sediment, formed by the action of waves or long-shore currents and submerged at least during high tide. Bars are especially common near the mouths of rivers or estuaries.
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  1. An elongated, offshore ridge of sand, gravel, or other unconsolidated sediment, formed by the action of waves or long-shore currents and submerged at least during high tide. Bars are especially common near the mouths of rivers or estuaries.
  2. (Zool.) Either of the ends of the wall of a horse's hoof, curving inward toward the center of the sole
  3. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. To prevent, prohibit, or act as a bar to. In bar. As a bar to an action. For example, if a defendant in a criminal action was acquitted earlier of the same charges that he is now accused, he may plead double jeopardy in bar. At bar. Now before the court. For example, an action that is before the court may be referred to as the case at bar. The legal profession in general. A group of attorneys admitted to practice law in a particular jurisdiction or before a particular court or who practice in a common field or area of expertise in the law. The railing in a courtroom that separates the area used by the judge, lawyers, and court personnel to conduct judicial business from the seating provided for observers. See also bench.
Any of several rotating parts in a printing press, especially one that carries the paper.
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  1. Any of several rotating parts in a printing press, especially one that carries the paper.
  2. (Mathematics) The surface generated by a straight line intersecting and moving along a closed plane curve, the directrix, while remaining parallel to a fixed straight line that is not on or parallel to the plane of the directrix.
  3. (Geom.) A solid figure consisting of two parallel bases in the form of congruent, closed curves joined by a smooth, continuous, closed surface; specif., such a figure (right circular cylinder) having circular bases and a surface perpendicular to the bases
A long, slender piece of wood, metal, etc., usually rounded
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  1. A long, slender piece of wood, metal, etc., usually rounded
  2. A tapering wooden shaft extending from the front axle of a wagon or carriage and attached by chains or straps to the collars of a span of horses
  3. (Mathematics) Either of the points at which an axis that passes through the center of a sphere intersects the surface of the sphere.
A sign (←), used to indicate direction or position
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  1. A sign (←), used to indicate direction or position
  2. Something, such as a directional symbol, that is similar to an arrow in form or function.
  3. A missile having a straight thin shaft with a pointed head at one end and often flight-stabilizing vanes at the other, meant to be shot from a bow.
A shaft with a sharp point and barbs for spearing fish.
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  1. A shaft with a sharp point and barbs for spearing fish.
  2. A weapon consisting of a long wooden shaft with a sharp point, usually of metal or stone, for thrusting or throwing
  3. Any spearlike, often forked, implement used for thrusting, as in one kind of fishing
A thrusting weapon with a long wooden shaft and a sharp metal head.
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  1. A thrusting weapon with a long wooden shaft and a sharp metal head.
  2. A male given name, pet form of Lancelot or transferred use of the surname; by folk etymology associated with a lance.
  3. Any sharp instrument resembling a lance, as a fish spear
A guided missile.
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  1. A guided missile.
  2. A weapon or other object, as a spear, bullet, rocket, etc., designed to be thrown, fired, or launched toward a target; often, specif., a guided or ballistic missile
  3. A ballistic missile.
A single cycle of a periodic wave.
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  1. A single cycle of a periodic wave.
  2. An upsurge or rise, as to a crest, or a progressively swelling manifestation
  3. A surge or rush, as of sensation:
A ray of light or a flash, as of lightning
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  1. A ray of light or a flash, as of lightning
  2. (Bacteriology) An inoculum placed, as in a line, on a solid culture medium
  3. (Microbiology) A sample of microorganisms that has been introduced into a solid culture medium by a needle drawn across its surface.
A radio beam.
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  1. A radio beam.
  2. (--- Sports) A balance beam.
  3. A concentrated stream of particles or a similar propagation of waves:
A thin line or narrow beam of light or other radiation.
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  1. A thin line or narrow beam of light or other radiation.
  2. A ray flower or the strap-shaped portion of the corolla of a ray flower.
  3. A medullary ray
(Zool.) Either of the ends of the wall of a horse's hoof, curving inward toward the center of the sole
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  1. (Zool.) Either of the ends of the wall of a horse's hoof, curving inward toward the center of the sole
  2. Something that impedes or prevents action or progress:
  3. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. A legal obstacle or barrier that prevents or destroys a legal action or claim, especially one that prevents the relitigation of an issue or the formation of a valid contract. See also double jeopardy, estoppel, merger, plea, and res judicata. To prevent, prohibit, or act as a bar to. In bar. As a bar to an action. For example, if a defendant in a criminal action was acquitted earlier of the same charges that he is now accused, he may plead double jeopardy in bar. At bar. Now before the court. For example, an action that is before the court may be referred to as the case at bar. The legal profession in general. A group of attorneys admitted to practice law in a particular jurisdiction or before a particular court or who practice in a common field or area of expertise in the law. The railing in a courtroom that separates the area used by the judge, lawyers, and court personnel to conduct judicial business from the seating provided for observers. See also bench.
A state or time of best health or greatest beauty, vigor, or freshness; prime
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  1. A state or time of best health or greatest beauty, vigor, or freshness; prime
  2. The spongy mass of metal formed in a furnace by the smelting process.
  3. A bar of steel prepared for rolling.
Any straight, or almost straight, stick, shaft, bar, staff, etc., of wood, metal, or other material
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  1. Any straight, or almost straight, stick, shaft, bar, staff, etc., of wood, metal, or other material
  2. A stick or switch, or a bundle of sticks or switches, for beating as punishment
  3. A thin straight piece or bar of material, such as metal or wood, often having a particular function or use, as:
An outside piece taken from a log or timber when sawing it into boards, planks, etc.
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  1. An outside piece taken from a log or timber when sawing it into boards, planks, etc.
  2. An outside piece cut from a log when squaring it for lumber.
  3. A piece that is flat, broad, and fairly thick
A long, slender, and usually tapering piece of wood shaped for a specific purpose, as a wand, staff, club, baton, cane, rod, etc.
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  1. A long, slender, and usually tapering piece of wood shaped for a specific purpose, as a wand, staff, club, baton, cane, rod, etc.
  2. A poke, thrust, or stab with a stick or similar object:
  3. (--- Informal) A stick shift.
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