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roll bar

n.
A sturdy metal bar over the top of a car or other wheeled vehicle to prevent or reduce injury in case of a rollover.

roll′ bar`


n.
a steel bar arching over an automobile from side to side, designed to protect the passengers if the vehicle rolls over.
[1950–55]

roll bar

Protective metal bar that arches over the driver in an open cockpit.
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