Meaning of spar

spar

Pronunciation: (spär), [key]
— n., v., sparred, spar•ring.
—n.
  1. a stout pole such as those used for masts, etc.; a mast, yard, boom, gaff, or the like.
  2. a principal lateral member of the framework of a wing of an airplane.
—v.t.
  1. to provide or make with spars.

spar

Pronunciation: (spär), [key]
— v., n. sparred, spar•ring,
—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.
  1. any of various more or less lustrous crystalline minerals: fluorspar.

SPAR

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

SpAr

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Spanish Arabic.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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