space bar


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n space bar the bar-shaped typewriter key that introduces spaces when used
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • space bar (Mach., Computers) A bar or key, in a typewriter, typesetting machine, or other keyboard (as a computer keyboard), used to insert a space between letters.
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In literature:

For a space he had forgotten what his position was at the Shoe-Bar.
"Shoe-Bar Stratton" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
To the left of the corral the space was open, and here the Bar T punchers had made their camp since leaving their former quarters.
"The Free Range" by Francis William Sullivan
As the tempest departs, receding farther and farther, the odours fade, become fainter and fainter, and die away beyond the bar of space.
"The World I Live In" by Helen Keller
Men were wedged tightly into the space reserved for the court officials and the bar, and a number stood on the clerk's desk.
"Otherwise Phyllis" by Meredith Nicholson
But just a bar or two, and a space, before the music dies!...
"Somehow Good" by William de Morgan
But before they came to the open space young Doane stopped on the path and barred the girl's way.
"The Roof Tree" by Charles Neville Buck
Then he put his feet through the narrow space between two bars and slid through.
"Harding's luck" by E. [Edith] Nesbit
The first dirt in the box goes to fill the spaces between the riffle-bars.
"Hittel on Gold Mines and Mining" by John S. Hittell
She's the fastest craft in space, bar none.
"The Passing of Ku Sui" by Anthony Gilmore
In the simplest doors the cross lintel is of wood only, and glass or bars occupy the space above, a very frequent form in Venice.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume I (of 3)" by John Ruskin

In poetry:

I would know thy brightening lobes
And the lap of thy watery bars
Though space were choked with globes
And the night were blind with stars!
"To My Mother Earth" by George MacDonald
No hill alone, a sovereign bar;
Through space the fiery sparks are whirled
That draw and cling, and shape a star, —
That burn and cool, and form a world
"Aeropagus" by Edith Wharton
Such hopes appear of little worth
When, peering through our planet's bars,
We picture this, our tiny Earth,
Amid that wilderness of stars!
Yet in those sun-strewn depths of space
It hath its place.
"Life's Trilogy" by John Lawson Stoddard
But the weight that fell without, the corse,
As he had heard it die,
Thro' the spaces of his window-bars,
By the dawn-light he just could trace,
Where it lay along upon its face,
As life did never lie!...
"Basil" by Anne Bannerman

In news:

The Coyote Tap House restaurant and bar has opened at 801 14th St, in Sacramento – the space once occupied by Brew It Up Personal Brewery & Grill.
Turkey's foreign minister says the country has barred its air space to Syrian civilian flights.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey says it is barring its air space to Syrian civilian flights.
Casual Space Sports Concealed Speakers, Massive Plasma and Bar .
Casual Space Sports Concealed Speakers, Massive Plasma and Bar.
The downtown Roanoke restaurant 202 Market has expanded again, adding a sports and cigar bar downstairs and more space upstairs for events.
Casual Space Sports Concealed Speakers, Massive Plasma and Bar.
There has not been much music in the former Chrome Cat space since the bar closed last year.
The Doughnut Vault is really just an amendment to the Gilt Bar space - across from the Merchandise Mart - but its limited run each day has sent waves of sweet, fried pleasure throughout the Loop.
The bar running the length of the space has an impressive beer selection.
Cool Venue, Little Bar Space.
Slate Wine Bar serves small-production and eco-friendly wines in the former Kitchen space.
Notable features are the new MAC 24-7 Bar and Restaurant, a lobby bar, a sundeck, and 17,000 square feet of meeting and event space.
Juliette Kitchen & Bar Open since July in the former Tradition by Pascal location, the revamped space hums with locals happy to find an accessible haunt where food is king, wine is queen, and prices are fair.
DJ, Irish/Pub, Live Music, Outdoor Area, Private Party Space, Restaurant & Bar, Smoking Area.

In science:

Upperlimit bars show the range of theoretical predictions (98) with fluxes dropping below the level of detectability as one traverses the full range of parameter space including the neutralino mass, cross-section and halo distribution.
Section on Prospects for Dark Matter Detection of the White Paper on the Status and Future of Ground-Based TeV Gamma-Ray Astronomy
The shallow hot Jupiter model considers evenly spaced σ levels where Ps = 1 bar.
Atmospheric circulation of tidally locked exoplanets: a suite of benchmark tests for dynamical solvers
It would be important to know from the models the extent of regions that get affected due to bar/spiral perturbations and their effect on the abundance trends of clumped stars in phase space.
Chemical compositions of stars in two stellar streams from the Galactic thick disk
For example, the magnitude of the Green function in the parts of space that we are ignoring immediately gives an indication of how much information we are loosing, i.e., on the magnitude of the error bars on the reconstructed field.
Real-space cosmic fields from redshift-space distributions: a Green function approach
Thus, the bending instability is a nice example of a gravitational instability little dependent on the velocity space structure of f0 , it occurs also in bars initially far from being flat.
Stellar Dynamics and the 3D Structure of Bars