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barrel 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈbarəl/,
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barrels, plural;
  1. Drive or move fast, often heedless of surroundings or conditions
    • - we barreled across the Everglades
    • - barreling along the Ventura freeway
  2. Put into a barrel or barrels

Noun
  1. A cylindrical container bulging out in the middle, traditionally made of wooden staves with metal hoops around them

  2. Such a container together with its contents
    • - a barrel of beer
  3. A measure of capacity used for oil and beer. It is usually equal to 36 imperial gallons for beer and 35 imperial gallons or 42 US gallons (roughly 192 liters) for oil

  4. A tube forming part of an object such as a gun or a pen

  5. The belly and loins of a four-legged animal such as a horse


  1. put in barrels
  2. a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
  3. a cylindrical container that holds liquids
  4. a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends
  5. the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold
  6. any of various units of capacity; "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"
  7. A barrel or cask is a hollow cylindrical container, traditionally made of vertical wooden staves and bound by wooden or metal hoops. Traditionally, the barrel was a standard size of measure referring to a set capacity or weight of a given commodity. ...
  8. A barrel is a component of a hinge, that has a hollow cylinder shaped section where the rotational bearing force is applied to the pivot, and may also have a screw shaped section for fastening and/or driving the pivot.
  9. Used in mechanical watches and clocks, a barrel is a cylindrical metal box closed by a cover, with a ring of gear teeth around it, containing a spiral spring called the mainspring, which provides power to run the timepiece. The barrel turns on an arbor (axle). ...
  10. The use of oak in wine plays a significant role in winemaking and can have a profound effect on the resulting wine, affecting the color, flavor, tannin profile and texture of the wine. Oak can come into contact with wine in the form of a barrel during the fermentation or aging periods. ...
  11. 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. Sometimes applied to a similar cylindrical container made of metal, usually called a drum; The quantity which constitutes a full barrel. ...
  12. (Barreling) Convexity of the surfaces of cylindrical or conical bodies‚ often produced unintentionally during upsetting or as a natural consequence during compression testing. See also Compression Test.
  13. (Barreling) The action of putting the wine in barrels
  14. Barreling is a distortion that occurs when the edges of the image bow towards the center, giving it a barrel-like appearance.
  15. (Barrelled) An arrow which is thickest in the middle and tapers to the ends.
  16. (Barrels) The large and small Barrels are specialized Pilates equipment invented by Joseph Pilates.  Your instructor may incorporate the barrels to help position your body, as well as to add challenge and variety to your Pilates workouts.
  17. (Barrels) A term used in H.O. racing. The barrel holds the motor brushes on many brands of H.O. motors.
  18. (Barrels) Another term for Cylinders, Buckets or Jugs.
  19. (Barrels) Most forms of off-road racing involving more than one lap have scoring barrels you pass through upon completion of each lap.
  20. Barrels or casks that can be used at various stages of wine production either new or used barrels.
  21. a liquid measure of 31 to 42 gallons (31.5 gal. for wine; 36 for beer; 42 for oil); informally, a large amount ["Bushel and a Peck": I, iv]
  22. Petroleum industry standard barrel. Equals 0.159 m^3.
  23. Liquid measure, equivalent to 42 U.S. gallons (4).
  24. 42 U.S. gallons (306 pounds of oil, or 5.78 million Btu).
  25. A barrel is a venturi in a carburetor where air and fuel are mixed, then taken into the intake manifold and then to a cylinder. Carburetors usually have from one to four barrels, depending on the engine application.