how to pronounce spar

spɑːɹ

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“… for an afternoon watching them spar with …”

meanings of spar

noun:

  1. A rafter of a roof.
  2. A sparring session; a preliminary fight, as in boxing or cock-fighting.
  3. Any crystal with readily discernible faces.
  4. A thick pole or piece of wood.
  5. Any linear object used as a mast, sprit, yard, boom, pole or gaff.
  6. A bar of wood used to fasten a door.
  7. Any of various microcrystalline minerals, of light, translucent, or transparent appearance, which are easily cleft.
  8. A beam-like structural member that supports ribs in an aircraft wing or other airfoil.

verb:

  1. To fight, especially as practice for martial arts or hand-to-hand combat.
  2. To strike with the feet or spurs, as cocks do.
  3. To supply or equip (a vessel) with spars.
  4. To bolt, bar.
  5. To contest in words; to wrangle.

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