Definition of bar
load, to load, to take away, weight, air pressure, charge, bear
From Avestan bar "to take away, carry",
gwerə-, Proto-Indo-European root meaning "heavy",
Sanskrit guruh "heavy, weighty, venerable",
Greek baros "weight", barys "heavy in weight" or "strength, force",
Latin gravis, "heavy, ponderous, burdensome, loaded; pregnant",
Old English cweorn "quern",
Gothic kaurus "heavy",
Lettish gruts "heavy".
It forms or part of
aggravate; aggravation; aggrieve; bar "unit of pressure;" bariatric; baritone; barium; barometer; blitzkrieg; brig; brigade; brigand; brigantine; brio; brut; brute; charivari; gravamen; grave (adj.); gravid; gravimeter; gravitate; gravity; grief; grieve; kriegspiel; guru; hyperbaric; isobar; quern; sitzkrieg.
Updated on March 5, 2023