eye bar

eyebar

[ahy-bahr]
noun Civil Engineering.
a tension member, used especially in bridge and roof trusses, having the form of a metal bar enlarged at each end to include an eye.

Origin:
1885–90; eye + bar1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To eye bar
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: eye bank
Next Definition: eye bath
Words Near: eye bar
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for eye bar
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing eye bar
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature