roll bar


Definition of roll bar

: an overhead metal bar on an automobile that is designed to protect the occupant in case of a rollover

Examples of roll bar in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Which means prices at Temakase’s 25-seat hand roll bar are a bit steeper: the $20-$40 range. Phillip Valys,, 11 Nov. 2021 Versions seen in various teasers show a roll bar in the truck's bed for mounting accessories such as lights. Connor Hoffman, Car and Driver, 1 Nov. 2021 Ford has embraced the Wrangler’s free spirit — fishnet door storage, detachable swaybars, roll bar, drain plugs, etc. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 10 July 2021 Beyond the sporty paint job, the car also features a roll bar, yellow-lens headlights, custom brush guards, racing seat and period-appropriate rims wrapped in all-terrain tires. Bryan Hood, Robb Report, 23 Apr. 2021 There are no airbags in current models, although Rivera said passengers receive protection from front and rear crumple zones, a roll bar and other safety features. Russ Wiles, The Arizona Republic, 10 July 2020 For UTVs, a carrier that mounts to the roll bar or cage is a logical way to safely transport unloaded firearms. The Editors, Outdoor Life, 20 Nov. 2019 In addition to the protective body frame, the trikes also have roll bars and seat belts. Richard A. Marini,, 20 Dec. 2019 Modern-industrial custom metal works throughout the place, with rolling bar-table frames and a 600-pound lighting truss above the length of the bar. Andre Meunier, oregonlive, 27 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of roll bar

1948, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of roll bar was in 1948

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15 Nov 2021

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“Roll bar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of roll bar

: a metal bar in the roof of a car or other vehicle that is designed to protect riders if the vehicle rolls over


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