metal bar

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Noun1.metal bar - metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handlingmetal bar - metal that is cast in the shape of a block for convenient handling
block - a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
bullion - gold or silver in bars or ingots
pig - a crude block of metal (lead or iron) poured from a smelting furnace
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Only ten feet of space and a few metal bars separated me from them.
When you combine the ideas of whistles at night, the presence of a band of gipsies who are on intimate terms with this old doctor, the fact that we have every reason to believe that the doctor has an interest in preventing his stepdaughter's marriage, the dying allusion to a band, and, finally, the fact that Miss Helen Stoner heard a metallic clang, which might have been caused by one of those metal bars that secured the shutters falling back into its place, I think that there is good ground to think that the mystery may be cleared along those lines.
The Withnail and I star was rushed to hospital in pain having been whacked by a metal bar.
A GANG of youths threw a metal bar at a police car and attacked officers who were responding to a bin fire in Middlesbrough.
A MAN was attacked with a suspected metal bar or bike seat in an attack in St Helens which left "blood everywhere".
A TEENAGER allegedly attacked a friend with a metal bar knocking out two of his front teeth in a row over a theft.
Aziz Sha Mohammed was on an evening shift behind the counter of his store Norvell's in Renwick Road in Blyth, when he was confronted by a masked man armed with the blade and a metal bar.
The man armed with a knife and a metal bar entered the Norvell store on Renwick Road, Blyth, at 8.
A mechanic attacked his roommate with a metal bar after the man tore his favourite plant out of the ground, a court has heard.
A 12-YEAR-OLD girl was attacked by three teenagers who hit her in the legs with a metal bar.
A MAN went to his neighbours' flat armed with a knife and dumbbell metal bar during a row, a court heard.
A 35-year-old man from Limassol suffered head injuries early on Saturday, after he was struck by a 30-year-old with a metal bar, a police report said.