space bar

noun

Definition of space bar

: the wide key at the bottom of a computer keyboard or typewriter that is used to make a space

Word by Word Definitions

space play
  1. : a period of time

  2. : a limited extent in one, two, or three dimensions : distance, area, volume

  3. : an extent set apart or available

  1. : to place at intervals or arrange with space between

  2. : to leave one or more blank spaces (as in a line of typing)

bar play
  1. : a straight piece (as of wood or metal) that is longer than it is wide and has any of various uses (as for a lever, support, barrier, or fastening)

  2. : a solid piece or block of material that is longer than it is wide

  3. : a usually rigid piece (as of wood or metal) longer than it is wide that is used as a handle or support

  1. : to fasten with a long, narrow piece of wood, metal, or other material : to fasten with a bar (see 1bar 1a)

  2. : to place bars across to prevent ingress or egress

  3. : to mark with straight stripes, bands, or lines that are much longer than they are wide : to mark with bars (see 1bar 4) : stripe

  1. : except

  1. : a unit of pressure equal to 100,000 pascals

  1. : weight : pressure


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