eye·​bar | \ ˈī-ˌbär How to pronounce eyebar (audio) \

Definition of eyebar

: a metal bar having a closed loop at one or both ends

Examples of eyebar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The National Transportation Safety Board later determined the collapse was caused by an eyebar that fractured due to stress corrosion and corrosion fatigue. USA TODAY, "Puppy sleepovers, paisley-patterned botanic garden: News from around our 50 states," 19 Dec. 2019 But taking apart the eyebar would have compromised the bridge’s structural integrity. Marwa Eltagouri, Washington Post, "The deadliest bridge collapses in U.S. history," 16 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of eyebar

1880, in the meaning defined above

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“Eyebar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyebar. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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