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bar line

noun, Music.
bar1 (def 16a).
Origin of bar line
1925-30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • 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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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