drop bar

noun

Definition of drop bar

1 : a bar or roller that guides a sheet into a printing press or folding machine

called also drop roller

2 : any of the vertical bars in a suspension bridge connecting the roadway and the chain or cable

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“Drop bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drop%20bar. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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