Definition of handlebar
: a straight or bent bar with a handle at each end; specifically : one used to steer a bicycle or similar vehicle —usually used in plural
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Flip the release switch on the handlebars to adjust their height (the steering column can be set anywhere from 38 to 45 inches).
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Definition of handlebar for English Language Learners
: a straight or bent bar with a handle at each end that is used to steer a bicycle, motorcycle, etc.
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