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energy bar

noun
1.
a bar-shaped food intended to boost physical energy, typically containing a combination of fats, carbohydrates, and proteins and fortified with vitamins and minerals.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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Contemporary definitions for energy bar
noun

a processed snack made of healthful ingredients and high calorie content to give a boost to athletes, etc.

Examples

Some energy bars contain a source of protein (often whey, casein, or soy), as well as a selection of vitamins and minerals.

Word Origin

1967

Usage Note

cooking

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