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han·dle·bar

 (hăn′dl-bär′)
n. often handlebars
A cylindrical, straight or curved steering bar, usually fitted with handles at each end, as on a bicycle.

han•dle•bar

(ˈhæn dlˌbɑr)

n.
Usu., handlebars. the curved steering bar of a bicycle, motorcycle, etc., placed in front of the rider and gripped by the hands.
[1885–90]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.handlebar - the shaped bar used to steer a bicyclehandlebar - the shaped bar used to steer a bicycle
bar - a rigid piece of metal or wood; usually used as a fastening or obstruction or weapon; "there were bars in the windows to prevent escape"
bicycle, bike, cycle, wheel - a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
Translations

handlebar

[ˈhændlbɑːʳ]
A. Nmanillar m, manubrio m handlebarsmanillar msing, manubrio msing
B. CPD handlebar moustache N (hum) → bigote m Dalí or daliniano

handlebar

[ˈhændəlbɑːr] nguidon m

handlebar(s)

n(pl)Lenkstange f
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