Definitions

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  • n. A straight bar, usually of metal, with a hole or "eye" at each end to allow it to be fixed to other components.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A bar with an eye at one or both ends.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A rod of steel or iron having a bulb or an enlargement at one or both ends, in which is a hole or eye, used in forming the members of a bridge or other structure.

Etymologies

eye +‎ bar (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The pieces that failed Tuesday were parts of major repairs done last month after state inspectors discovered a crack in an "eyebar," an important structural beam.

    Merced Sun-Star: front

  • The rods that snapped held a clamp that was supposed to keep the fractured beam, or "eyebar," together, said UC Berkeley civil engineering professor Abolhassan Astaneh-Asl.

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  • The pieces that failed were parts of major repairs done last month after state inspectors discovered a crack in an "eyebar," an important structural beam.

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  • The two rods and a crossbar that fell were part of major repairs done over Labor Day Weekend after state inspectors discovered a crack in an "eyebar," an important structural beam.

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  • The pieces that failed were parts of major repairs completed last month after state inspectors discovered a crack in an "eyebar," an important structural beam.

    Examiner California Headlines

  • The management, he discovered, was well aware of the forthcoming East River bridge, knew all about his trip to Europe, and had already made up a sample eyebar for his personal inspection.

    The Great Bridge

  • Below the underside of the anchor plate, through the nine eyes of each row, all matched in position as one, big steel pins were inserted and drawn up against the plate, fitting into semicylindrical grooves, and thereby forming the first link, a double-tiered link, of a gigantic double-tiered eyebar chain that extended up through the masonry in a gradual arc until it surfaced on top.

    The Great Bridge

  • Anchor plates dimensions of eyebar chains in specifications for

    The Great Bridge

  • The National Transportation Safety Board determined a design flaw in an eyebar used to support the bridge led to the collapse.

    zanesvilletimesrecorder.com - Local News

  • (11/24/2009) Bay Bridge officials say they have a plan in place to prevent future eyebar cracks on the eastern span.

    CBS 5 - San Francisco Bay Area's source for news, weather, traffic and sports

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  • A metal bar having a closed loop or hole (eye) at one or both ends.

    June 15, 2010