Bar or BAR may refer to:


Bar (establishment) A bar is a long raised narrow table or bench designed for dispensing beer or other alcoholic beverage, alcoholic drinks. They were originally chest high, and a bar, often brass, ran the length of the table, just above floor height, for customers ...
, a retail establishment that serves alcoholic beverages; also the counter at which drinks are served. * Candy bar, a type of candy that is in the shape of a bar * Chocolate bar, a bar-shaped piece of chocolate, which may also contain other ingredients

Science and technology

* Bar (river morphology), a deposit of sediment in a river * Bar (tropical cyclone), a very dark gray-black layer of cloud that appears in a mature tropical cyclone *
Bar (unit) The bar is a metric unit of pressure, but not part of the International System of Units International is an adjective (also used as a noun) meaning "between nations". International may also refer to: Music Albums * International (Kevin Michae ...
, a unit of pressure * BAR domain, a protein domain *
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, a landform composed of sand, silt, or pebbles, often known as a bar * Bar stock, a form of raw purified metal


* Bar (computer science), a placeholder * Base Address Register, address mapping of a Peripheral Component Interconnect * Bennett acceptance ratio method to estimate free energy differences * Bar, a mobile phone form factor#Bar, mobile phone form factor * Bar, a type of graphical control element


* Bar (law), term for the legal profession * Bar association, a professional body of lawyers * Bar examination, for lawyer candidates

Media and entertainment

* Bar (Croatian TV series), ''Bar'' (Croatian TV series) * Bar (Czech TV series) * Bar (dance), a form of folk dance of Eastern Turkey * Bar (music), a segment in musical notation * Bar (Polish TV series) * Bar (Slovenian TV series)

As an abbreviation

* ''Bay Area Reporter'', a newspaper * ''Biblical Archaeology Review'', a journal


* Bar, Republic of Buryatia * Bar, Corrèze, France, a commune * Bar-le-Duc, France, a commune formerly known as Bar, Meuse * Bar (river), France, a tributary of the river Meuse * Duchy of Bar, part of the Holy Roman Empire * Bár, Hungary, a village * Bar, Bushehr, Iran, a village * Bar, Hormozgan, Iran, a village * Bar, Razavi Khorasan, Iran, a city * Bar Municipality, Montenegro ** Bar, Montenegro, a coastal town and capital of the municipality * Bar Region, Punjab, Pakistan * Bar, Rutog County, Tibet, China * Bar, Vinnytsia Oblast, Ukraine, a town * Bar (Martian crater), an impact crater on Mars


* Bar (diacritic), a line through a letter * Vertical bar, a punctuation symbol * Bavarian language, ISO 639-3 code * Bar, notation representing part of syntactic structure in X-bar theory in linguistics


* Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, US reporting mark * California Bureau of Automotive Repair, a consumer protection agency * Barstow station, US station code * Qionghai Bo'ao Airport, IATA code


* M1918 Browning Automatic Rifle, a family of American automatic rifles * Browning BAR, a Belgian semi-automatic rifle


* Bar (name), a list of people with either the surname or given name

Other uses

* Bar (Aramaic), ''Bar'' (Aramaic), a patronymic prefix in Aramaic * Bar (heraldry), a horizontal band across a shield * Bar Confederation, an 18th-century Polish association * Bar Mitzvah, Jewish coming-of-age ceremony * Blaauwberg Armoured Regiment, and armoured regiment of the South African Army * British Archaeological Reports, a book series * British American Racing, a Formula One constructor * Chin-up bar, playground equipment * Medal bar, a thin metal bar attached to the ribbon of a military decoration; it can indicate an additional awarding of a medal * Bar, a type of gatehouse * Space bar, on a keyboard

See also

*The Bar (disambiguation) * Barr (disambiguation) * Barre (disambiguation) * Bars (disambiguation) * Bär (disambiguation) * * {{Disambiguation, geo