bar line

Origin of bar line

First recorded in 1925–30 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for bar line

Historical Examples of 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


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