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noun as in cylindrical container

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Upon harvest, the bags of mycelium were extracted in large barrels full of alcohol to produce the cure for the bees.

Both Rystad Energy and Wood Mackenzie, the Edinburgh-based energy consultancy, put the break-even price for existing oil-sands production at around $45 per barrel, with some projects able to keep the lights on in the $20 to $30 range.

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Since those averages are currently only recorded through June 2020, revenue calculations for 2020 averaged oil barrel prices for the first six months of the year.

The tubs are made of a strong, lightweight plastic, much like the standard food barrels you get from outfitters, only smaller.

Typewriter factories were converted to produce rifle barrels, while those that couldn’t went on making typewriters exclusively for the government.

That clear spirit is what goes into every barrel of The Macallan.

And for Scotch in particular—which can spend decades in the barrel—wood is critical to the finished spirit.

Their legendary barrel aging program is unique, even among Scottish distilleries, for its range of natural color expressions.

Gelhaus proceeded to fire eight shots at Gonzalez, striking him seven times, when he said Gonzalez raised the barrel.

On his knees, he pulls out a gun and places the barrel inside his mouth.

One hundred to the right barrel—nothing left for the second barrel!

It wasn't any scruple of mercy, for Hicks was as cold-blooded a brute as ever glanced down a gun-barrel.

A Laplander who cannot get Tobacco sucks chips of a barrel or pieces of anything else which has contained it.

In the fall the barrel of his rifle had been so covered with dead leaves and dust that he could not take aim.

The second barrel was discharged with no better result, except that a splinter of its horn was knocked off.


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On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to barrel, such as: cask, cylinder, drum, pipe, butt, and firkin.

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