Weight used for exercise, consisting of a rigid handle 5-7 feet long, with detachable metal discs at each end.

A straight or curved bar typically five to seven feet in length designed to have weights placed on the ends. A standard seven-foot olympic (takes plates with 2" holes) barbell weighs either 44 pounds (20 kilograms) or 45 pounds, not including collars.

Compare dumbbell.