HyperDic: barn

English > 2 senses of the word barn:
NOUNartifactbarnan outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing / housing farm animals
quantitybarn, b(physics) a unit of nuclear cross section
barn > pronunciation
Soundsbaa'rn
Rhymesdarn ... yarn: 3 rhymes with aarn...
English > barn: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing / housing farm animals.
Partshayloft, haymow, mowA loft in a barn where hay is stored
Narrowercowbarn, cowshed, cow barn, cowhouse, byreA barn for cows
tithe barnbarn originally / originally built to hold tithes paid in kind and common in England
Broaderfarm buildingA building on a farm
Spanishestablo, galpón, granero
Catalangraner, pallol
English > barn: 2 senses > noun 2, quantity
Meaning(physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter.
Synonymb
Categorynuclear physics, atomic physics, nucleonicsThe branch of physics that studies the internal structure of atomic nuclei
Broaderarea unit, square measureA system of units used to measure areas
Spanishbarn, b

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