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    barrel

    barrel - Dictionary definition and meaning for word barrel

    Definition
    (noun) a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
    Synonyms : gun barrel
    Definition
    (noun) a cylindrical container that holds liquids
    Synonyms : cask
    Definition
    (noun) a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends
    Synonyms : drum
    Definition
    (noun) the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold
    Synonyms : barrelful
    Definition
    (noun) any of various units of capacity
    Synonyms : bbl
    Example Sentence
    • a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons
    Definition
    (verb) put in barrels
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