Meaning of sinker-bar in English:

sinker-bar

noun

  • 1(In a stocking frame or knitting machine) a bar upon which the sinkers are mounted.

  • 2Mining
    A heavy bar of metal attached to the upper part of a boring rod, so as to provide it with additional weight.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in George Charles Deering (?1695–1749), botanist.