B-pillar

noun B-pil·lar \ ˈbē-ˈpi-lər \
variants: or less commonly B-post play \ˈbē-ˈpōst\

Definition of B-pillar

plural B-pillars also B-posts
:either one of two support posts that connect a vehicle’s roof to its body at the rear of the front door
  • In some extreme cases, usually associated with accidents and subsequent body work, the latch pin on the B-pillar will need to be moved up, down, in or out.
  • —Mike AllenPopular MechanicsNovember 1998
  • It's quieter inside than in BMW's last convertible, mostly because the front seatbelts no longer flap in the wind. They are mounted on the seats instead of the B-pillars.
  • —Natalie NeffAutoweek8 May 2000

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First Known Use of b-pillar

1970


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