• (British) IPA: /ˈbɑːɹɪŋ(ɡ)/
  1. present participle of bar#English|bar

barring (plural barrings)

  1. (collective) Bars; an arrangement or pattern of stripes or bars.
  2. The act of fitting or closing something with bars.
  3. The exclusion of someone; blackballing.
  4. (mining) Timber used for supporting the roof or sides of shafts.
  5. (sewing) The sewing of a decorative bar or tack upon a fabric or leather.
    Synonyms: tacking
  1. Unless something happens; excepting; in the absence of.
    Barring any further red tape, we will finally be able to open the restaurant.
    Barring any sudden storms, the plane should arrive on time.
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