from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A counter in a restaurant from which customers may serve themselves a variety of salad ingredients and dressings.

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  • n. A kind of buffet for salad, and cold food.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bar where diners can assemble a salad to their own taste


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  • Eric had decorated his limited wall space with the kind of art you find in salad bar restaurantsā€”pastel-toned prints of watercolor seashells with the exact word seashells written in script below in case you needed help figuring out what the picture was of.

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  • A typical Upper East Side brownstone, next door to a Korean deli, in front of which an employee squatted on a milk crate, peeling carrots for the salad bar and staring with no particular curiosity at the machine-gun-armed men and women surrounding the building.

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  • Sulfites, commonly found in wines, dried fruit, and salad bar foods, are sometimes used to preserve food at restaurants, where the law requires a posted notice of its use, although this law is often unheeded.

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