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A small barrel, usually one holding less than ten gallons
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  1. A small barrel, usually one holding less than ten gallons
  2. A round, traditionally wooden container of lesser capacity than a barrel, often used to store beer.
  3. Such a container and its contents.
A barrel of any size made of staves, esp. one for liquids
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  1. A barrel of any size made of staves, esp. one for liquids
  2. The quantity that such a container can hold.
  3. A sturdy cylindrical container for storing liquids; a barrel.
A large barrel or cask holding from 63 to 140 gallons (c. 238.5 to c. 530 liters)
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  1. A large barrel or cask holding from 63 to 140 gallons (c. 238.5 to c. 530 liters)
  2. An English measure of capacity for liquids, containing 63 wine gallons, or about 52 1/2 imperial gallons; a half pipe.
  3. A large cask or barrel, of indefinite contents; especially one containing from 100 to 140 gallons.
(Ecclesiastical) A basin or font for holy water at the entrance of a church.
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  1. (Ecclesiastical) A basin or font for holy water at the entrance of a church.
  2. (Now Scot.) A pail or bucket
  3. A drinking vessel, such as a cup or tankard.
  1. Vigilance awareness training.
  2. A large vessel, such as a tub, cistern, or barrel, used to hold or store liquids.
  3. A liquid containing a vat dye
A round, broad, open, wooden container, usually formed of staves and hoops fastened around a flat bottom
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  1. A round, broad, open, wooden container, usually formed of staves and hoops fastened around a flat bottom
  2. An open, flat-bottomed vessel, usually round and typically wider than it is deep, used for washing, packing, or storing.
  3. The contents of such a vessel.
A short low bridge of similar construction.
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  1. A short low bridge of similar construction.
  2. A walkway over wet ground made by laying planks or dressed timbers over sills set directly on the ground.
  3. A heavy, broad piece of roughly dressed timber with one side hewed flat
Any of several British units of capacity, usually equal to about14 of a barrel or 9 gallons (34 liters).
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  1. Any of several British units of capacity, usually equal to about14 of a barrel or 9 gallons (34 liters).
  2. A unit of capacity equal to14 barrel
  3. A small wooden barrel or covered vessel.
A unit of volume equal to two hogsheads, usually the equivalent of 126 US gallons (about 477 liters).
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  1. A unit of volume equal to two hogsheads, usually the equivalent of 126 US gallons (about 477 liters).
  2. A mound of earth, bales of straw, etc. behind a target, for receiving fired rounds or shot arrows
  3. A measure of liquid capacity equal to
A large glass or plastic bottle, usually encased in a protective basket or crate and often used to hold corrosive liquids.
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  1. A large glass or plastic bottle, usually encased in a protective basket or crate and often used to hold corrosive liquids.
A cylindrical container or object.
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  1. A cylindrical container or object.
  2. (Geom.) A solid figure consisting of two parallel bases in the form of congruent, closed curves joined by a smooth, continuous, closed surface; specif., such a figure (right circular cylinder) having circular bases and a surface perpendicular to the bases
  3. The barrel of a pump
A large cask for liquids, especially wine.
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  1. A large cask for liquids, especially wine.
  2. A measure of liquid capacity, especially one equivalent to approximately 252 gallons (954 liters).
  3. A measure of capacity for liquids, usually 252 wine gallons (954 liters)
An electrical wall outlet designed for use with a plug
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  1. An electrical wall outlet designed for use with a plug
  2. (Botany) The expanded tip of a flower stalk or axis that bears the floral parts or the florets of the flower head.
  3. (Electronics) A fitting connected to a power supply and equipped to receive a plug.
A section or piece of such a tube.
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  1. A section or piece of such a tube.
  2. This volume as a unit of liquid measure.
  3. A hollow cylinder or cone, as of reed, straw, wood, or metal, in which air vibrates to produce a musical sound, as in an organ or wind instrument
An item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported.
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  1. An item in which objects, materials or data can be stored or transported.
  2. A huge, standardized metal container for use in containerization
  3. A very large, typically metal, box used for transporting goods (also cargo container).
(--- Nautical) A craft, especially one larger than a rowboat, designed to navigate on water.
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  1. (--- Nautical) A craft, especially one larger than a rowboat, designed to navigate on water.
  2. A long, continuous column made of the lignified walls of dead vessel elements, along which water flows in the xylem of angiosperms.
  3. (Anatomy) A duct, canal, or other tube that contains or conveys a body fluid:
A great or plentiful amount:
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  1. A great or plentiful amount:
  2. The condition of being in rich supply:
  3. (--- Chemistry) The amount of an isotope of an element that exists in nature, usually expressed as a percentage of the total amount of all isotopes of the element.
(Painting) A large area or form of one color, shade, intensity, etc.
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  1. (Painting) A large area or form of one color, shade, intensity, etc.
  2. A unified body of matter with no specific shape:
  3. A measure of the amount of matter contained in or constituting a physical body. In classical mechanics, the mass of an object is related to the force required to accelerate it and hence is related to its inertia , and is essential to Newton's laws of motion . Objects that have mass interact with each other through the force of gravity . In Special Relativity, the observed mass of an object is dependent on its velocity with respect to the observer, with higher velocity entailing higher observed mass. Mass is measured in many different units; in most scientific applications, the SI unit of kilogram is used.
A huge quantity:
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  1. A huge quantity:
  2. A natural elevation of the earth's surface, typically larger and steeper than a hill
  3. A generally massive and usually steep-sided, raised portion of the Earth's surface. Mountains can occur as single peaks or as part of a long chain. They can form through volcanic activity, by erosion, or by uplift of the continental crust when two tectonic plates collide. The Himalayas, which are the highest mountains in the world, were formed when the plate carrying the landmass of India collided with the plate carrying the landmass of China.
A great amount or quantity
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  1. A great amount or quantity
  2. Something great or remarkable:
  3. A large quantity or amount:
A plentiful or abundant supply; enough or more than enough
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  1. A plentiful or abundant supply; enough or more than enough
  2. A condition of general abundance or prosperity:
  3. A full or completely adequate amount or supply:
Rich or lavish supply; abundance
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  1. Rich or lavish supply; abundance
  2. Lavish or unrestrained expense; extravagance.
  3. Abundance; the state of being profuse; a cornucopia
Goods and resources having value in terms of exchange or use:
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  1. Goods and resources having value in terms of exchange or use:
  2. Any useful material thing capable of being bought, sold, or stocked for future disposition
  3. The state of having much money or property; affluence
A part of the earth and its inhabitants as known at a given period in history:
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  1. A part of the earth and its inhabitants as known at a given period in history:
  2. A particular way of life:
  3. A large amount; much:
(Informal) A great deal; a lot:
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  1. (Informal) A great deal; a lot:
  2. A group of things placed or thrown, one on top of the other:
  3. A pile, mass, or mound of things jumbled together
(Informal) A large extent, amount, or number:
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  1. (Informal) A large extent, amount, or number:
  2. Miscellaneous articles sold as one unit:
  3. Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
A large bundle of things wrapped or tied up for carrying, as on the back of a person or animal; load
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  1. A large bundle of things wrapped or tied up for carrying, as on the back of a person or animal; load
  2. The amount, as of food, that is processed and packaged at one time or in one season.
  3. A container made to be carried on the body of a person or animal.
A mark or hole made by such a stroke.
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  1. A mark or hole made by such a stroke.
  2. Any container with a capacity of one peck
  3. A unit of dry volume or capacity in the US Customary System equal to 8 quarts or approximately 537.6 cubic inches.
A mass of things heaped together; heap
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  1. A mass of things heaped together; heap
  2. A long, heavy timber or beam driven into the ground, sometimes under water, to support a bridge, dock, etc.
  3. A soft, velvety, raised surface on a rug, fabric, etc., produced by making yarn loops on the body of the material and, often, shearing them
The ability or official capacity to exercise control; authority:
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  1. The ability or official capacity to exercise control; authority:
  2. The ability or capacity to act or do something effectively:
  3. The rate at which work is done, or energy expended, per unit time. Power is usually measured in watts (especially for electrical power) or horsepower (especially for mechanical power). For a path conducting electrical current, such as a component in an electric circuit, P = VI, where P is the power dissipated along the path, V is the voltage across the path, and I is the current through the path.
The act or fact of seeing:
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  1. The act or fact of seeing:
  2. (Dial.) A large amount; great deal
  3. The faculty or power of seeing; vision; eyesight
(Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
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  1. (Archaic) To shoot (an arrow, etc.)
  2. To arrange or roll (lengths of cloth, for example) on or in a bolt.
  3. To start suddenly and run away:
(Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
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  1. (Brit.) To ride (a horse) at a fast pace
  2. To hold, carry, or put in a bucket:
  3. To move or drive rapidly or recklessly
To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
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  1. To hurry busily or with much fuss and bother
  2. To move or cause to move energetically and busily.
  3. To move busily and energetically with fussiness (often followed by about).
To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
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  1. To shoot (an animal, for example) with a dart, especially to inject a drug.
  2. To move suddenly and fast
  3. To move suddenly and rapidly:
To throw so as to break; smash
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  1. To throw so as to break; smash
  2. To move swiftly or impetuously; rush
  3. To write hastily. Often used with off :
To hasten.
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  1. To hasten.
  2. To hurry; speed
To appear or occur suddenly:
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  1. To appear or occur suddenly:
  2. To move or proceed rapidly:
  3. (Slang) To think of or remember something suddenly:
(Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
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  1. (Naut.) To change the position of (a rope, pulley block, etc.)
  2. To move swiftly; flit; fly
  3. To cause (time) to pass quickly.
(Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
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  1. (Brit., Informal) To leave quickly, as to escape creditors
  2. (Scot., North Eng.) To move to other quarters, esp. by stealth
  3. To move quickly from one condition or location to another.
To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
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  1. To move through the air by using wings, as a bird does
  2. To run away from; flee from; avoid
  3. Any of numerous insects of the order Diptera, having one pair of wings and large compound eyes. Flies include the houseflies, horseflies, and mosquitoes.
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  1. (Rare) hasten
  2. To hasten or cause to hasten.
To cause to move or act swiftly:
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  1. To cause to move or act swiftly:
  2. To move in a quick fashion.
  3. To cause to be or come faster; speed up; accelerate
To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
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  1. To speed the progress or completion of; expedite:
  2. To move or act with haste; move faster than is comfortable or natural
  3. To cause to move or act more rapidly or too rapidly; drive, move, send, force, or carry with haste
To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
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  1. To misrepresent one's skill in (a game or activity) in order to deceive someone, especially in gambling:
  2. (Slang) To get, sell, victimize, etc. by aggressive, often dishonest means
  3. To move or act energetically and rapidly:
To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
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  1. To strike or assail repeatedly with thrown objects:
  2. To throw things at; strike with or as with missiles
  3. To move at a vigorous gait:
To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
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  1. To cause (an engine with the gears disengaged, for example) to run swiftly or too swiftly.
  2. Any of several extensive human populations associated with broadly defined regions of the world and distinguished from one another on the basis of inheritable physical characteristics, traditionally conceived as including such traits as pigmentation, hair texture, and facial features. Because the number of genes responsible for such physical variations is tiny in comparison to the size of the human genome and because genetic variation among members of a traditionally recognized racial group is generally as great as between two such groups, most scientists now consider race to be primarily a social rather than a scientific concept.
  3. To enter or run (a horse, etc.) in a race
To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
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  1. To move swiftly and powerfully, as a rocket
  2. To soar or rise rapidly:
  3. A vehicle or device propelled by one or more rocket engines, especially such a vehicle designed to travel through space.
To cause to function; operate:
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  1. To cause to function; operate:
  2. To sew with a continuous line of stitches:
  3. (Nautical) To sail or steer before the wind or on an indicated course:
(Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
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  1. (Football) To run toward (a passer or kicker) in order to block or disrupt a play.
  2. To cause to move rapidly:
  3. (Football) To run with the ball after a direct snap from the center or after a handoff or pitchout
(Informal) To move or proceed quickly
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  1. (Informal) To move or proceed quickly
  2. To throw or otherwise propel (something) in a way that causes it to glide, float, or move steadily through the air
  3. (Nautical) To move across the surface of water, especially by means of a sailing vessel.
To ride on a scooter.
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  1. To ride on a scooter.
  2. To move or slide (something) quickly
  3. To walk fast; to go quickly; to run away hastily.
To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
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  1. To clean things by vigorous rubbing and polishing
  2. To move swiftly; scurry.
  3. To remove as if by cleaning; sweep away; get rid of
(--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
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  1. (--- Slang) To give, send, or hand quickly:
  2. (--- Informal) To use up or waste (time, money, etc.)
  3. (Games, Sports) To hit, kick, throw, drive, or propel (a ball, marble, etc.) toward the objective
The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
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  1. The ratio of the distance traveled by an object (regardless of its direction) to the time required to travel that distance.
  2. To drive at a speed exceeding a legal limit:
  3. To cause to move or proceed quickly; hasten:
To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
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  1. To run or race at full speed, esp. for a short distance
  2. To move rapidly or at top speed for a brief period, as in running or swimming.
To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
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  1. To pull apart or separate into pieces by force; rip or rend (cloth, paper, etc.)
  2. To become torn:
  3. To move violently or with speed; dash
To cause to move at a trot.
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  1. To cause to move at a trot.
  2. To cause to go at a trot
  3. To move quickly; hurry; run
To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
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  1. To move, go, drive, etc. swiftly
  2. To move rapidly in a circular manner or as in an orbit; circle swiftly
  3. To move, carry, drive, etc. with a rotating motion
To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
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  1. To whip (egg whites, cream, etc.)
  2. To move quickly, nimbly, or briskly
  3. To move, remove, carry, brush (away, off, out, etc.) forcefully and speedily, as with a quick, sweeping motion
To throw or spin rapidly:
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  1. To throw or spin rapidly:
  2. To move or do something quickly:
  3. To move swiftly with or as with a buzzing or hissing sound
To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
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  1. To throw or propel (a ball, for example) through the air.
  2. One of a pair of specialized parts used for flying, as in birds, bats, or insects.
  3. To say or do (something) without preparation or forethought; improvise:
(Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
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  1. (Informal) To move or propel something with speed and force
  2. To move or act with a speed that suggests such a sound:
  3. To cause to move with speed and force:
(Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
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  1. (Computers) To cause text or other graphics in a window or frame to appear larger on the screen.
  2. To move while making such a sound:
  3. To simulate movement rapidly away from or toward a subject using a zoom lens or other optical device.
(Informal) In great haste
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  1. (Informal) In great haste
  2. (Informal) To hurry; hasten
  3. To go in haste. Often used with it :
A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
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  1. A stretch of water in a river, estuary, or tidal channel made rough by waves meeting an opposing current.
  2. To cut, tear, etc. (stitches) so as to open (a seam, hem, etc.)
  3. (Informal) To move with speed or violence
(Slang) To proceed at great speed
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  1. (Slang) To proceed at great speed
  2. To move ahead at full speed.
To check or cut off the growth or development of:
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  1. To check or cut off the growth or development of:
  2. To take a sip or sips of alcoholic liquor:
  3. To move quickly; dart.
Find another word for barrel. In this page you can discover 81 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for barrel, like: keg, cask, hogshead, stoup, vat, tub, puncheon, firkin, butt, carboy and cylinder.