bar line


noun Music.

Origin of bar line

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for bar line

  • This practice was consistently carried out, even when it involved writing a note on the bar-line!

    How to Write Music|Clement A. Harris

British Dictionary definitions for bar line

bar line



music the vertical line marking the boundary between one bar and the next

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