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English → English (gcide) Definition: Matter in bar Matter \Mat"ter\, n. [OE. matere, F. mati[`e]re, fr. L. materia; perh. akin to L. mater mother. Cf. Mother, Madeira, Material.] 1. That of which anything is composed; constituent substance; material; the material or substantial part of anything; the constituent elements of conception; that into which a notion may be analyzed; the essence; the pith; the embodiment. [1913 Webster] He is the matter of virtue. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. That of which the sensible universe and all existent bodies are composed; anything which has extension, occupies space, or is perceptible by the senses; body; substance. [1913 Webster] Note: Matter is usually divided by philosophical writers into three kinds or classes: solid, liquid, and gaseous. Solid substances are those whose parts firmly cohere and resist impression, as wood or stone. Liquids have free motion among their parts, and easily yield to impression, as water and wine. Gaseous substances are elastic fluids, called vapors and gases, as air and oxygen gas. [1913 Webster] 3. That with regard to, or about which, anything takes place or is done; the thing aimed at, treated of, or treated; subject of action, discussion, consideration, feeling, complaint, legal action, or the like; theme. “If the matter should be tried by duel.” --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Son of God, Savior of men! Thy name Shall be the copious matter of my song. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Every great matter they shall bring unto thee, but every small matter they shall judge. --Ex. xviii. 22. [1913 Webster] 4. That which one has to treat, or with which one has to do; concern; affair; business. [1913 Webster] To help the matter, the alchemists call in many vanities out of astrology. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] Some young female seems to have carried matters so far, that she is ripe for asking advice. --Spectator. [1913 Webster] 5. Affair worthy of account; thing of consequence; importance; significance; moment; -- chiefly in the phrases what matter? no matter, and the like. [1913 Webster] A prophet some, and some a poet, cry; No matter which, so neither of them lie. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 6. Inducing cause or occasion, especially of anything disagreeable or distressing; difficulty; trouble. [1913 Webster] And this is the matter why interpreters upon that passage in Hosea will not consent it to be a true story, that the prophet took a harlot to wife. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 7. Amount; quantity; portion; space; -- often indefinite. [1913 Webster] Away he goes, . . . a matter of seven miles. --L' Estrange. [1913 Webster] I have thoughts to tarry a small matter. --Congreve. [1913 Webster] No small matter of British forces were commanded over sea the year before. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 8. Substance excreted from living animal bodies; that which is thrown out or discharged in a tumor, boil, or abscess; pus; purulent substance. [1913 Webster] 9. (Metaph.) That which is permanent, or is supposed to be given, and in or upon which changes are effected by psychological or physical processes and relations; -- opposed to form. --Mansel. [1913 Webster] 10. (Print.) Written manuscript, or anything to be set in type; copy; also, type set up and ready to be used, or which has been used, in printing. [1913 Webster] Dead matter (Print.), type which has been used, or which is not to be used, in printing, and is ready for distribution. Live matter (Print.), type set up, but not yet printed from. Matter in bar, Matter of fact. See under Bar, and Fact. Matter of record, anything recorded. Upon the matter, or Upon the whole matter, considering the whole; taking all things into view; all things considered. [1913 Webster] Waller, with Sir William Balfour, exceeded in horse, but were, upon the whole matter, equal in foot. --Clarendon. [1913 Webster] Bar \Bar\ (b[aum]r), n. [OE. barre, F. barre, fr. LL. barra, W. bar the branch of a tree, bar, baren branch, Gael. & Ir. barra bar. [root]91.] 1. A piece of wood, metal, or other material, long in proportion to its breadth or thickness, used as a lever and for various other purposes, but especially for a hindrance, obstruction, or fastening; as, the bars of a fence or gate; the bar of a door. [1913 Webster] Thou shalt make bars of shittim wood. --Ex. xxvi. 26. [1913 Webster] 2. An indefinite quantity of some substance, so shaped as to be long in proportion to its breadth and thickness; as, a bar of gold or of lead; a bar of soap. [1913 Webster] 3. Anything which obstructs, hinders, or prevents; an obstruction; a barrier. [1913 Webster] Must I new bars to my own joy create? --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 4. A bank of sand, gravel, or other matter, esp. at the mouth of a river or harbor, obstructing navigation. [1913 Webster] 5. Any railing that divides a room, or office, or hall of assembly, in order to reserve a space for those having special privileges; as, the bar of the House of Commons. [1913 Webster] 6. (Law) (a) The railing that incloses the place which counsel occupy in courts of justice. Hence, the phrase at the bar of the court signifies in open court. (b) The place in court where prisoners are stationed for arraignment, trial, or sentence. (c) The whole body of lawyers licensed in a court or district; the legal profession. (d) A special plea constituting a sufficient answer to plaintiff's action. [1913 Webster] 7. Any tribunal; as, the bar of public opinion; the bar of God. [1913 Webster] 8. A barrier or counter, over which liquors and food are passed to customers; hence, the portion of the room behind the counter where liquors for sale are kept. [1913 Webster] 9. (Her.) An ordinary, like a fess but narrower, occupying only one fifth part of the field. [1913 Webster] 10. A broad shaft, or band, or stripe; as, a bar of light; a bar of color. [1913 Webster] 11. (Mus.) A vertical line across the staff. Bars divide the staff into spaces which represent measures, and are themselves called measures. [1913 Webster] Note: A double bar marks the end of a strain or main division of a movement, or of a whole piece of music; in psalmody, it marks the end of a line of poetry. The term bar is very often loosely used for measure, i.e., for such length of music, or of silence, as is included between one bar and the next; as, a passage of eight bars; two bars' rest. [1913 Webster] 12. (Far.) pl. (a) The space between the tusks and grinders in the upper jaw of a horse, in which the bit is placed. (b) The part of the crust of a horse's hoof which is bent inwards towards the frog at the heel on each side, and extends into the center of the sole. [1913 Webster] 13. (Mining) (a) A drilling or tamping rod. (b) A vein or dike crossing a lode. [1913 Webster] 14. (Arch.) (a) A gatehouse of a castle or fortified town. (b) A slender strip of wood which divides and supports the glass of a window; a sash bar. [1913 Webster] Bar shoe (Far.), a kind of horseshoe having a bar across the usual opening at the heel, to protect a tender frog from injury. Bar shot, a double headed shot, consisting of a bar, with a ball or half ball at each end; -- formerly used for destroying the masts or rigging in naval combat. Bar sinister (Her.), a term popularly but erroneously used for baton, a mark of illegitimacy. See Baton. Bar tracery (Arch.), ornamental stonework resembling bars of iron twisted into the forms required. Blank bar (Law). See Blank. Case at bar (Law), a case presently before the court; a case under argument. In bar of, as a sufficient reason against; to prevent. Matter in bar, or Defence in bar, any matter which is a final defense in an action. Plea in bar, a plea which goes to bar or defeat the plaintiff's action absolutely and entirely. Trial at bar (Eng. Law), a trial before all the judges of one the superior courts of Westminster, or before a quorum representing the full court. [1913 Webster]

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