window bar

window bar

[′win‚dō ‚bär]
(building construction)
A bar for securing a casement window or window shutters.
A bar that prevents ingress or egress through a window.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

window bar

1. A muntin.
3. A bar which prevents ingress or egress through a window.
4. A bar for securing a casement or window shutters.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in classic literature ?
For illustration, this present (and illustrious) lexicographer is no firmer in the faith of his own sanity than is any inmate of any madhouse in the land; yet for aught he knows to the contrary, instead of the lofty occupation that seems to him to be engaging his powers he may really be beating his hands against the window bars of an asylum and declaring himself Noah Webster, to the innocent delight of many thoughtless spectators.
He could hang himself with his handkerchief to the window bars, or refuse food and die of starvation.
She was choking with her throat; had rushed to the window for air; had near pitched out, and in catching at the window bars had cut her hand.
In a video of the incident that has gone viral students in large numbers can be seen hanging from the window bar on a moving bus, climbing on its roof and also blocking the traffic to take photographs in front of the bus amidst the traffic.
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