bar off

bar off

1. To barricade, erect a barrier around, or deny access to something. Remember to bar off the front and back doors when you leave the building at night. The school threatened to bar off Internet access for students who use it to look at unrelated or inappropriate material.
2. In agriculture, to plow a furrow on either side of a row of plants so that their roots sit atop a high, narrow bed of soil. Make sure you bar off those rows of new seedlings first thing this morning.
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They have a header that has hit the bar off a set-piece and one other chance where Gleeson has slipped over on the far side - and that's about it.
Many people believe the sand bar off Llandudno dissipates tides and protects the town from strong currents and potential flooding, with Mr Turner calling it "Mother Nature's natural barrier from the elements".
Only a wicked deflection over the bar off a defender then prevented Scullion's 40th minute drive giving Glens a half-time lead.
Watkins came close to doubling the lead, only to see his deflection ricochet over the bar off the goalkeeper's facemask
He said they could send the bar off for analysis, but I'm not happy about that.
Although she had got some worK in the New Union Bar off New Street, Huddersfield, it was her case she did not receive a wage as such but miscellaneous benefits such as medical treatment for her feet.
The apartment has hardwood floors, a wet bar off the living room and a washer/dryer.
Some of my top picks are the Elbow Wreck, Duane, Eagle, Thunderbolt and the bar off Key West.
Nasir Shallal's final effort was at 229 kilograms which would have given him the victory by one kilo but he barely got the bar off the ground and gold went to Ukraine.
Denson, Anthony Sheehan and Damien Allen all had on-target efforts deflected over the bar off defenders, Joe McMahon headed narrowly over the bar from a corner and McCarthy fired wide after Hopley's back-heel had set up a shooting chance.
Shots on target remained elusive with a ricocheted clearance which spun over the bar off Richard Keogh and a curling drive which bent wide from Julian Kelly the best both sides could muster as the game petered out towards its goalless ending.
Peter and Leanne realise they are facing an uphill struggle to get their wine bar off the ground.
The veteran high jumper was taking off on his third attempt at 7 feet, 5 3/4 inches when a gust of wind blew the bar off the standards on a breezy Sunday afternoon at Hayward Field at the USA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
There was an evening function at the hotel he was staying in and my wife and I were sat in a small bar off the main function room.
Though it still seems to have the feel of the past, one cannot help but notice that the present has caught up with this shabby little bar off of Sadat Street, as wave after wave of young people filter in, buying drinks late into the night, even during mid-week.