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color bar

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(Anthropology & Ethnology) discrimination against people of a different race, esp as practised by White people against Black people
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Noun1.colour bar - barrier preventing blacks from participating in various activities with whites
ideological barrier - a barrier to cooperation or interaction resulting from conflicting ideologies
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The company will use this round of funding to rapidly expand its current business as well as its physical presence: Madison Reed Color Bars currently in New York City and San Francisco will open in 25 locations by the end of 2019.
That revelation, while potentially informative, shouldn't come at the expense of two superb smaller paintings ridiculously installed on short walls nearby--Bowl of Cherries, Irwin's beautiful 1962 monochrome canvas with thin floating horizont al color bars, and Ruscha's still-clever Annie, Poured from Maple Syrup, 1966.
With its ability to scan color bars or to be used as a handheld, TECHKON's "Scanheld" technology not only sets the standard for adaptability and ergonomics, but holds the industry title for speed as well, requiring only 8 seconds to scan the 40" color bar of a typical press sheet.
The parallel bands suggest video-screen color bars but also, and more improbably, a striped blanket and matching pillowcase.