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spar



Pronunciation: (spär), [key]
n., v., sparred, spar•ring.


n.
1. Naut.a stout pole such as those used for masts, etc.; a mast, yard, boom, gaff, or the like.
2. Aeron.a principal lateral member of the framework of a wing of an airplane.

v.t.
to provide or make with spars.

spar



Pronunciation: (spär), [key]
v., sparred, spar•ring,
n.


v.i.
1. (of boxers) to make the motions of attack and defense with the arms and fists, esp. as a part of training.
2. to box, esp. with light blows.
3. to strike or attack with the feet or spurs, as gamecocks do.
4. to bandy words; dispute.

n.
1. a motion of sparring.
2. a boxing match.
3. a dispute.

spar



Pronunciation: (spär), [key]
n.
any of various more or less lustrous crystalline minerals: fluorspar.

SPAR



Pronunciation: (spär), [key]
n.
(during World War II) a woman enlisted in the women's reserve of the U.S. Coast Guard (disbanded in 1946). Also,Spar.

SpAr




Spanish Arabic.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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