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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.
eye + bar (Wiktionary)