double bar


Definition of double bar

: two adjacent vertical lines or a heavy single line separating principal sections of a musical composition

Examples of double bar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The new bar Vetti, 727 E. Market St., will open July 7 in a 3,300-square-foot space —double bar Vetti's previous capacity — and include future outdoor seating. Dahlia Ghabour, The Courier-Journal, 2 July 2020 Options include local concerts and restaurants that double bar destinations at night, and some of Tempe's nightclubs also cater to a younger crowd on certain nights of the week. Tirion Morris, azcentral, 10 Jan. 2020

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First Known Use of double bar

1662, in the meaning defined above

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“Double bar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2021.

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