The French term for barline. Barres is the plural form.Also [Eng.] barline; [Fr.] barre; [Ger.] Taktstrich; [It.] stanghetta; [Sp.] divisorias.A temporary nut formed by placing the forefinger of the left hand across some or all of the strings of a guitar, lute, banjo, or other fretted instrument.The French term for Beam.Also [Eng.] Beam; [Fr.] barre; [Ger.] Balken; [It.] barra; [Sp.] barra.lute/guitar technique wherein the forefinger is flattened over all strings, sharpen the entire instrument