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barbershop a place where a barber cuts people's hair.
bar code a set of black bars on a white background printed on the labels of goods and mail. A bar code is scanned by a computer that reads information such as price.
bare wearing no clothing or covering; naked. [5 definitions]
bareback on the back of a horse or donkey without a saddle.
barefoot with nothing on the feet. [2 definitions]
barely only just; hardly.
bargain an agreement that contains the terms of a transaction or exchange. [3 definitions]
barge a large, long boat with a flat bottom used for carrying freight.
barge in to enter or interrupt in a rude or clumsy way.
bar graph a graph that uses bars of different lengths to show information.
baritone the range of the male voice that is between tenor and bass. [3 definitions]
barium a chemical element. Barium is usually found in compounds with other elements. (symbol: Ba)
bark1 the harsh sound made by a dog. [3 definitions]
bark2 the outside cover of the trunks, branches, and roots of woody plants. [2 definitions]
barley a plant that is like grass and whose grains are used to make food. [2 definitions]
bar mitzvah a Jewish ceremony that celebrates a boy becoming an adult and the beginning of his religious duties. The bar mitzvah usually takes place when the boy is thirteen years old.
barn a large farm building used to shelter animals or store equipment or crops.
barnacle a small sea animal that attaches its shell to rocks, the bottom of ships, docks, and other objects in shallow parts of the ocean. Barnacles float freely in the ocean when they are young. They develop shells with sharp edges as adults. Barnacles are kinds of crustaceans.
barnyard a yard or fenced area next to a barn.
barometer an instrument that measures the pressure of the atmosphere and is used to predict the weather.
baron a nobleman by birth of a particular rank.