bar; counter; rod; pole, stick; loaf; ingot; sandbank, sandbar; bar association, organization which authorizes lawyers and oversees the law profession; band, gang; estuary, place where the river current meets the sea tide
smear, spread something across or over a surface, smudge
sweep; sweep away; rake; scavenge; achieve an overwhelming victory; look after oneself; (Mexico) grovel
(n.) = bar ; crossbar. Nota: De la bicicleta. Ex: While a label is being scanned, the bars should always be visible through the windows. Ex: The fact that ladies bikes have no crossbar dates back to Victorian times when the ladies of the day would wear long skirts and ride side-saddle. ---- * barra amortiguadora = strut. * barra baja = underscore. * barra cortasangre = styptic pencil. * barra cruzada = crossbar. * barra de cacao de labios = chapstick. * barra de chocolate = candy bar. * barra de cortina = curtain pole. * barra de desplazamiento = space bar. * barra de herramientas = toolbar. * barra de labios = lipstick. * barra de menú = menu bar. * barra de pago = no-host bar. * barra de pan = loaf of bread ; loaf ; French bread. * barra de pegamento = glue stick. * barra de tareas = taskbar. * barra en vídeo inverso de selección en pantalla = highlighting bar. * barra espaciadora = space bar. * barra hemostática = styptic pencil. * barra inclinada (/) = slash (/) ; diagonal slash ; oblique stroke (/) ; stroke (/) ; sloped stroke (/) ; oblique line (/) ; oblique. * barra inclinada a la izquierda (\) = backslash (\). * barra redonda de madera = dowelling. * barras de color = colour bar. * barra vertical (|) = vertical stroke (|). * carta de barras de color = colour bar. * codificación por medio de códigos de barras = barcoding [bar-coding]. * codificar por medio de códigos de barras = barcode [bar-code]. * código de barras = barcode [bar-code] ; softstrip. * código de barras precodificado = smart barcode. * desplazarse en pantalla pulsando la barra espaciadora = space over. * diagrama de barras = bar chart ; bar graph. * etiqueta de código de barras = barcode label. * lector de código de barras = barcode reader ; barcode scanner. (n.) = bar counter. Ex: Some pubs have menus on the tables, others have menus on the bar counter or chalked on blackboards - or both. ---- * barra de bar = bar counter. * barra de pago = cash bar. * barra libre = open bar. * caballete de la barra = bar-catch. (v.) = sweep up ; sweep. Ex: Who else is going to flip the burgers, clean the resistant bomb-proof windows of the glitzy mile-high skyscrapers -- also take out the garbage, wash the dishes, park the cars, sweep up the papers in the parks?. Ex: The hall must be swept, vacuumed and mopped after the function. ---- * barrer el suelo = sweep + the floor. * barrer hacia dentro = feather + Posesivo/the + nest. * barrer para casa = look after + number one ; feather + Posesivo/the + nest ; look out for + number one. * barrer para dentro = feather + Posesivo/the + nest. * barrido por el viento = windswept. (v.) = sweep ; sweep + Nombre + off ; trounce ; win by + a landslide ; storm to + victory ; knock + Posesivo + socks off ; win + big ; walk all over + Alguien ; get + goose-egged ; knock + the socks out of. Ex: Her eyes swept the room and then enveloped him in an icy glare. Ex: In places the waters had swept container lorries loaded with goods yards off the road where they now lay twisted and mangled and almost unrecognizable as vehicles. Ex: Defending champions Japan fought back from 1-0 behind to trounce Thailand 4-1 to qualify for the quarter-finals. Ex: The polls mean nothing at this point -- if he wins by a landslide fantastic but we are in June not October, long way between there and now. Ex: Labour's David Lammy stormed to victory in the Tottenham Parliamentary election with a thumping majority. Ex: My favorite memory was upending the number one team in the tournament last year -- they were so cocky, and we came out and knocked their socks off. Ex: France wins big in European Swimming Championships. Ex: The Scouses were the first real challenge for Fulham this season but they were walked all over by the Londoners. Ex: Both of these teams suffered the humiliation of getting goose-egged on the scoreboard Thursday night. Ex: We want him to knock the socks out of anyone who's in his way, we want to see the world recognize him.