eye·​bar ˈī-ˌbär How to pronounce eyebar (audio)
: a metal bar having a closed loop at one or both ends

Example Sentences

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, 19 Dec. 2019 But taking apart the eyebar would have compromised the bridge’s structural integrity. Marwa Eltagouri, Washington Post, 16 Mar. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1880, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of eyebar was in 1880

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“Eyebar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eyebar. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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