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Dictionary definition for: Barrel

1. (n) a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired

2. (v) put in barrels

3. (n) a cylindrical container that holds liquids

4. (n) a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

5. (n) the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold

6. (n) any of various units of capacity; "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"

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