tow bar

noun

Definition of tow bar

  1. :  a metal bar on the back of a vehicle that is used for towing something (such as a vehicle or trailer)

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to draw or pull along behind :  haul

    :  to move in tow

  1. :  a rope or chain for towing

    :  the act or an instance of towing

    :  the fact or state of being towed

  1. :  short or broken fiber (as of flax, hemp, or synthetic material) that is used especially for yarn, twine, or stuffing

    :  yarn or cloth made of tow

    :  a loose essentially untwisted strand of synthetic fibers

  1. :  rope

  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)

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

    :  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)

    :  to place bars across to prevent ingress or egress

    :  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. : barometer; barometric

    : barrel


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