double bar

  1. a double vertical line on a staff indicating the conclusion of a piece of music or a subdivision of it.

Origin of double bar

First recorded in 1665–75

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British Dictionary definitions for double bar

double bar

  1. music a symbol, consisting of two ordinary bar lines or a single heavy one, that marks the end of a composition or a section within it

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