Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun barrel

5 senses of barrel

Sense 1
barrel, gun barrel -- (a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired)
       => tube, tubing -- (conduit consisting of a long hollow object (usually cylindrical) used to hold and conduct objects or liquids or gases)

Sense 2
barrel, cask -- (a cylindrical container that holds liquids)
       => vessel -- (an object used as a container (especially for liquids))

Sense 3
barrel, drum -- (a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends)
       => cylinder -- (a surface generated by rotating a parallel line around a fixed line)

Sense 4
barrel, barrelful -- (the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold)
       => containerful -- (the quantity that a container will hold)

Sense 5
barrel, bbl -- (any of various units of capacity; "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons")
       => United States liquid unit -- (a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System)
       => British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit -- (a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb barrel

1 sense of barrel

Sense 1
barrel -- (put in barrels)
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

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