tie bar

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tie bar

[′tī ‚bär]
(civil engineering)
A bar used as a tie rod.
A rod connecting two switch rails on a railway to hold them to gage.
(geology)

tie bar

1. A flat bar used as a tie or a tie rod.
2. A deformed bar, embedded in a concrete construction at a joint and designed to hold abutting edges together; not designed for direct-load transfer.
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Grady, another member of the local criminal defense bar, has a collection of several hundred tie clasps, but there is one in particular he routinely wears during the first day of a trial.
The tie clasp had once belonged to a classmate at Princeton in 1921.