HyperDic: barrel

English > 6 senses of the word barrel:
NOUNartifactbarrel, gun barrela tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
artifactbarrel, caska cylindrical container that holds liquids / liquids
shapebarrel, druma bulging cylindrical shape
quantitybarrel, barrelfulthe quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold
quantitybarrel, bblany of various units of capacity
VERBcontactbarrelput in barrels / barrels
barrel > pronunciation
Soundsbae'rahl; beh'rahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > barrel: 6 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired.
Synonymgun barrel
Part ofgunA weapon that discharges a missile at high velocity (especially from a metal tube or barrel)
Broadertube, tubingconduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids / liquids or gases
Spanishbarril, cañón, gun barrel
Catalancanó, gun barrel
English > barrel: 6 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA cylindrical container that holds liquids / liquids.
Synonymcask
Partsbreech, rear of barrel, rear of tubeopening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded
bung, spileA plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask
hoop, ringA rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
stave, lagOne of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
tap, spigotA plug for a bunghole in a cask
Narrowerbeer barrel, beer kegA barrel that holds beer
buttA large cask (especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 hogsheads or 126 gallons)
hogsheadA large cask especially one holding / holding 63 gals
kegsmall cask or barrel
pickle barrelA barrel holding vinegar in which cucumbers are pickled
shookA disassembled barrel
tunA large cask especially one holding / holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals
wine cask, wine barrelA barrel that holds wine
BroadervesselAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
Spanishbarril, cuba, tonel
Catalanbarril, bóta, cuba, tina, tona, tonell, tonel
Verbsbarrelput in barrels / barrels
English > barrel: 6 senses > noun 3, shape
MeaningA bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends.
Synonymdrum
BroadercylinderA surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line
Spanishbarril, cilindro, tambor
Catalanbóta, tambor, tona
English > barrel: 6 senses > noun 4, quantity
MeaningThe quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold.
Synonymbarrelful
BroadercontainerfulThe quantity that a container will hold
Verbsbarrelput in barrels / barrels
English > barrel: 6 senses > noun 5, quantity
MeaningAny of various units of capacity.
Example"a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"
Synonymbbl
Part ofhogsheadA British unit of capacity for alcoholic beverages
Partsgallon, galUnited States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
gallon, Imperial gallon, congiusA British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters
BroaderBritish capacity unit, Imperial capacity unitA unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System
United States liquid unitA liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
Spanishbarril, bbl
Catalanbarril, bbl
English > barrel: 6 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningput in barrels / barrels.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishembarrilar, entonelar
Nounsbarrela cylindrical container that holds liquids / liquids
barrelthe quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold

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