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Barrel word meaning and definition

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Meaning and definition for "barrel" word

[noun] a cylindrical container that holds liquids
[noun] a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
[noun] any of various units of capacity; "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"
[noun] the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold
[noun] a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends
[verb] put in barrels
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\Bar"rel\ (b[a^]r"r[e^]l), n.[OE. barel, F. baril, prob. fr. barre bar. Cf. {Barricade}.] 1. A round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads. 2. The quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 311/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds. 3. A solid drum, or a hollow cylinder or case; as, the barrel of a windlass; the barrel of a watch, within which the spring is coiled. 4. A metallic tube, as of a gun, from which a projectile is discharged. --Knight. 5. A jar. [Obs.] --1 Kings xvii. 12. 6. (Zo["o]l.) The hollow basal part of a feather. {Barrel bulk} (Com.), a measure equal to five cubic feet, used in estimating capacity, as of a vessel for freight. {Barrel drain} (Arch.), a drain in the form of a cylindrical tube. {Barrel of a boiler}, the cylindrical part of a boiler, containing the flues. {Barrel of the ear} (Anat.), the tympanum, or tympanic cavity. {Barrel organ}, an instrument for producing music by the action of a revolving cylinder. {Barrel vault}. See under {Vault}.
\Bar"rel\ (b[a^]r"r[e^]l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Barreled} (-r[e^]ld), or {Barrelled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Barreling}, or {Barrelling}.] To put or to pack in a barrel or barrels.

Synonyms for barrel

barrelful, bbl, cask, drum, gun barrel

See also: beer barrel | beer keg | breech | British capacity unit | bung | butt | congius | containerful | cylinder | gal | gallon | gun | hogshead | hogshead | hoop | Imperial capacity unit | Imperial gallon | keg | lag | lay | pickle barrel | place | pose | position | put | rear of barrel | rear of tube | ring | set | shook | spigot | spile | stave | tap | tube | tubing | tun | United States liquid unit | vessel | wine barrel | wine cask |

Related terms: basket, breeze along, brush, burden, carton, encase, filament, fleet, go fast, lade, lot, mess, much, numerousness, peck, quantities, quantity, rush, skim, spate, speed, sweep

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Let's analyse "barrel" as pure text. This string has Six letters in Two syllables and Two vowels. 33.3% of vowels is 5.3% less then average English word. Written in backwards: LERRAB. Average typing speed for these characters is 1635 milliseconds. [info]

Morse code: -... .- .-. .-. . .-..


Hearts desire number calculated from vowels: barrel: 1 + 5 = 6, reduced: 6 . and the final result is Six.
Destiny number calculated from all letters: barrel: 2 + 1 + 9 + 9 + 5 + 3 = 29, reduced: 11, and the final result is Eleven.

Tarot cards

Letter Num. Tarot c. Intensity Meaning
A (1) 1 Magician Creative, Inventive, Intuitive
B (1) 2 High Priestess Compassionate, Caring, Knowing
E (1) 5 Hierophant Wise, Crafty, Daring, Inventive
L (1) 12 Hanged Man Leader, Teacher, Healer, Decisive
R (2) 18 Moon Patient, Determined, Strong

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