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barrel

A barrel is a big container used to store liquids. If you're moving a barrel2020欧洲杯时间, it's best to tip it on its side because its shape bulges at the center, so that it's easy to roll.

Barrels hold liquid in them — anything from wine to beer to oil. A barrel can also be the tube in a gun that a bullet travels through. You might hear the expression "stare down the barrel of a gun," which means you're looking at a gun pointed right at your face. A barrel is also used as a unit of measure or to refer to a large unit of measure. When someone says they are having "barrels of fun," they're having a really great time.

Definitions of barrel
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n a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

Synonyms:
drum
Type of:
cylinder
a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line

n a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired

Synonyms:
gun barrel
Type of:
tube, tubing
conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases

n a cylindrical container that holds liquids

Synonyms:
cask
Types:
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beer barrel, beer keg
a barrel that holds beer
butt
a large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons)
hogshead
a large cask especially one holding 63 gals
keg
small cask or barrel
pickle barrel
a barrel holding vinegar in which cucumbers are pickled
shook
a disassembled barrel; the parts packed for storage or shipment
tun
a large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals
wine barrel, wine cask
a barrel that holds wine
firkin
a small wooden keg
powder keg
keg (usually made of metal) for gunpowder or blasting powder
water butt
a butt set on end to contain water especially to store rainwater
Type of:
vessel
an object used as a container (especially for liquids)

n the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold

Synonyms:
barrelful
Type of:
containerful
the quantity that a container will hold

n any of various units of capacity

“a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons”
Synonyms:
bbl
Type of:
United States liquid unit
a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit
a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet

v put in barrels

Type of:
lay, place, pose, position, put, set
put into a certain place or abstract location

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