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Another word for barrel

  1. A great deal

      1. The ability to see.
      2. Field of vision:
      3. The act or fact of seeing:
      1. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
      2. A specific capacity, faculty, or aptitude:
      3. Physical strength or force exerted or capable of being exerted:
      1. A quantity of objects stacked or thrown together in a heap.
      2. A large accumulation or quantity:
      3. A large amount of money:
      1. To strike with the beak or a pointed instrument.
      2. To make (a hole, for example) by striking repeatedly with the beak or a pointed instrument.
      3. To grasp and pick up with the beak:
      1. A collection of items tied up or wrapped; a bundle.
      2. A container made to be carried on the body of a person or animal.
      3. The amount, as of food, that is processed and packaged at one time or in one season.
      1. A large extent, amount, or number:
      2. Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
      3. A number of associated people or things:
      1. A group of things placed or thrown, one on top of the other:
      2. A great deal; a lot:
      3. An old or run-down car.
      1. The earth, especially together with the life it supports:
      2. The universe:
      3. Humankind considered as social beings; human society:
      1. An abundance of valuable material possessions or resources; riches:
      2. The state of being rich; affluence:
      3. Goods and resources having value in terms of exchange or use:
      1. The state of being profuse; abundance.
      2. Lavish or unrestrained expense; extravagance.
      3. A profuse outpouring or quantity:
      1. A full or completely adequate amount or supply:
      2. A large quantity or amount; an abundance:
      3. A condition of general abundance or prosperity:
      1. Great in quantity, degree, or extent:
      2. A large quantity or amount:
      3. Something great or remarkable:
      1. A natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill.
      2. A large heap:
      3. A huge quantity:
      1. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
      2. A grouping of individual parts or elements that compose a unified body of unspecified size or quantity:
      3. A large but nonspecific amount or number:
      1. A great or plentiful amount:
      2. The condition of being in rich supply:
      3. Degree of plentifulness:
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  1. To move swiftly

      1. To seize and pinch or bite:
      2. To remove or sever by pinching or snipping:
      3. To bite or sting with the cold; chill.
      1. A cocktail served in a tall glass and consisting of liquor, such as whiskey, mixed with water or a carbonated beverage.
      2. A railroad signal indicating full speed ahead.
      3. A high-speed train.
      1. To cut, tear apart, or tear away roughly or energetically.
      2. To cause to be pulled apart, as by an accident:
      3. To split or saw (wood) along the grain.
      1. To go in haste. Often used with it :
      2. In haste.
      3. The practical joke of lighting a match that has been secretly inserted between the sole and upper of a victim's shoe.
      1. To make a continuous low-pitched buzzing or humming sound:
      2. To move while making such a sound:
      3. To move rapidly:
      1. A brief sharp hissing sound.
      2. Energy; vim:
      3. A zipper.
      1. One of a pair of movable appendages used for flying, as the feather-covered modified forelimb of a bird or the skin-covered modified forelimb of a bat or pterosaur.
      2. One of the one or two pairs of membranous structures used for flying that extend from the thorax of an insect.
      3. A structure or part used by an animal for gliding through the air, as the folds of skin of a flying squirrel or the enlarged pectoral fins of a flying fish.
      1. To make a whirring or hissing sound, as of an object speeding through air.
      2. To move or do something quickly:
      3. To pass quickly:
      1. To move or cause to move with quick light sweeping motions:
      2. To whip (eggs or cream).
      3. To move lightly, nimbly, and rapidly.
      1. To rotate rapidly about a center or an axis; spin.
      2. To move while rotating or turning about:
      3. To turn rapidly, changing direction; wheel:
      1. The gait of a horse or other four-footed animal, between a walk and a canter in speed, in which diagonal pairs of legs move forward together.
      2. A ride on a horse moving with this gait.
      3. A gait of a person, faster than a walk; a jog.
      1. To pull apart or into pieces by force; rend.
      2. To cause to be pulled apart unintentionally, as by accident:
      3. To lacerate (the skin, for example).
      1. The act or an instance of sprinting, especially a short race at top speed.
      2. A burst of speed or activity.
      3. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
      1. Distance traveled divided by the time of travel.
      2. The limit of this quotient as the time of travel becomes vanishingly small; the first derivative of distance with respect to time.
      3. The magnitude of a velocity.
      1. To hit, wound, or kill with a missile fired from a weapon.
      2. To remove or destroy by firing or projecting a missile:
      3. To make (a hole, for example) by firing a weapon.
      1. To clean, polish, or wash by scrubbing vigorously:
      2. To remove by scrubbing:
      3. To remove dirt or grease from (cloth or fibers) by means of a detergent.
      1. To move or go suddenly and speedily; hurry.
      2. To squirt with water:
      1. A piece of fabric sewn together and fitted to the spars and rigging of a vessel so as to convert the force of the wind into forward motion of the vessel.
      2. The sails of a ship or boat.
      3. A narrow fairwater supporting the bridge of a submarine.
      1. To move swiftly; hurry:
      2. To act with great haste:
      3. To make a sudden or swift attack or charge:
      1. To move swiftly on foot so that both or all feet are not on the ground during each stride.
      2. To retreat rapidly; flee:
      3. To depart; leave:
      1. A rocket engine.
      2. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
      3. A projectile weapon carrying a warhead that is powered and propelled by rockets.
      1. A group of people identified as distinct from other groups because of supposed physical or genetic traits shared by the group. Most biologists and anthropologists do not recognize race as a biologically valid classification, in part because there is more genetic variation within groups than between them.
      2. A group of people united or classified together on the basis of common history, nationality, or geographic distribution:
      3. A genealogical line; a lineage.
      1. The skin of an animal with the fur or hair still on it.
      2. A stripped animal skin ready for tanning.
      1. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
      2. To push or force one's way.
      3. To act aggressively, especially in business dealings.
      1. To move or act with speed or haste.
      2. To cause to move or act with speed or haste:
      3. To cause to move or act with undue haste; rush:
      1. To move or act swiftly.
      2. To cause to move or act swiftly:
      3. To cause to happen sooner than otherwise would be the case:
      1. Rapidity of action or motion:
      2. Rash or headlong action; precipitateness:
      3. To hasten or cause to hasten.
      1. To move through the air by means of wings or winglike parts.
      2. To travel by air:
      3. To operate an aircraft or spacecraft.
      1. To move about rapidly and nimbly.
      2. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
      3. A fluttering or darting movement.
      1. A number of warships operating together under one command.
      2. A group of vessels or vehicles, such as taxicabs or fishing boats, owned or operated as a unit.
      1. To burst forth into or as if into flame.
      2. To give off light or be lighted in sudden or intermittent bursts.
      3. To appear or occur suddenly:
      1. To move with haste; rush:
      2. To strike violently; smash:
      3. To break or smash by striking violently:
      1. A slender, pointed missile, often having tail fins, thrown by hand, shot from a blowgun, or expelled by an exploding bomb.
      2. A game in which such missiles are thrown at a target.
      3. An object likened to such a missile.
      1. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
      2. Excited and often noisy activity; a stir.
      1. A cylindrical vessel used for holding or carrying liquids or solids; a pail.
      2. The amount that a bucket can hold:
      3. A unit of dry measure in the US Customary System equal to 2 pecks (17.6 liters).
      1. A bar made of wood or metal that slides into a socket and is used to fasten doors and gates.
      2. A metal bar or rod in the mechanism of a lock that is thrown or withdrawn by turning the key.
      3. A fastener consisting of a threaded pin or rod with a head at one end, designed to be inserted through holes in assembled parts and secured by a mated nut that is tightened by applying torque.

Another word for barrel

      1. A hollow utensil, such as a cup, vase, or pitcher, used as a container, especially for liquids.
      2. A craft, especially one larger than a rowboat, designed to navigate on water.
      3. An airship.
      1. A receptacle, such as a carton, can, or jar, in which material is held or carried.
      2. A large reusable receptacle that can accommodate smaller cartons or cases in a single shipment, designed for efficient handling of cargo.
      1. A hollow cylinder or tube used to conduct a liquid, gas, or finely divided solid.
      2. A section or piece of such a tube.
      3. A device for smoking, consisting of a tube of wood, clay, or other material with a small bowl at one end.
      1. A container that holds items or matter.
      2. The expanded tip of a flower stalk or axis that bears the floral parts or the florets of the flower head.
      3. A fitting connected to a power supply and equipped to receive a plug.
      1. A large cask for liquids, especially wine.
      2. A measure of liquid capacity, especially one equivalent to approximately 252 gallons (954 liters).
      1. The surface generated by a straight line intersecting and moving along a closed plane curve, the directrix, while remaining parallel to a fixed straight line that is not on or parallel to the plane of the directrix.
      2. The portion of such a surface bounded by two parallel planes and the regions of the planes bounded by the surface.
      3. A solid bounded by two parallel planes and such a surface, especially such a surface having a circle as its directrix.
      1. A large glass or plastic bottle, usually encased in a protective basket or crate and often used to hold corrosive liquids.
      1. To hit or push against with the head or horns; ram.
      2. To hit or push something with the head or horns.
      3. To project forward or out.
      1. A small wooden barrel or covered vessel.
      2. Any of several British units of capacity, usually equal to about14 of a barrel or 9 gallons (34 liters).
      1. A short wooden upright used in structural framing.
      2. A piece of broad, heavy, roughly dressed timber with one face finished flat.
      3. A walkway over wet ground made by laying planks or dressed timbers over sills set directly on the ground.
      1. An open, flat-bottomed vessel, usually round and typically wider than it is deep, used for washing, packing, or storing.
      2. The amount that such a vessel can hold.
      3. The contents of such a vessel.
      1. A large vessel, such as a tub, cistern, or barrel, used to hold or store liquids.
      2. To put into or treat in a vat.
      1. A basin or font for holy water at the entrance of a church.
      2. A drinking vessel, such as a cup or tankard.
      3. A bucket or pail.
      1. Any of various units of volume or capacity ranging from 63 to 140 gallons (238 to 530 liters), especially a unit of capacity used in liquid measure in the United States equal to 63 gallons (238 liters).
      2. A large barrel or cask with this capacity.
      1. A small cask or barrel with a capacity of about 30 gallons (114 liters).
      2. Such a container and its contents.
      3. A unit of weight used for nails, equal to 100 pounds (45.5 kilograms).
      1. A sturdy cylindrical container for storing liquids; a barrel.
      2. The quantity that such a container can hold.