tow bar

noun
a metal bar for attaching a vehicle to a load to be towed.
Also, towbar.


Origin:
1955–60

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The tow bar must also be highlighted with a white flag or cloth.
One of the employees sees wetness on the left main landing gear tire as he unhooks the tow bar.
Suggested additional plates be added on tow truck tow bar arms to produce a more durable tow bar.
Vehicles shall be controlled manually while being pushed or towed except when a tow bar is used.
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