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  1. barrel

    • IPA[ˈbarəl]

    英式

    • n.
      a cylindrical container bulging out in the middle, traditionally made of wooden staves with metal hoops round them;a barrel together with its contents
    • v.
      drive or move in a way that is so fast as to almost be out of control;put into a barrel or barrels
    • verb: barrel, 3rd person present: barrels, gerund or present participle: barrelling, past tense: barrelled, past participle: barrelled

    • noun: barrel, plural noun: barrels

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    名詞

    • 1. a cylindrical container bulging out in the middle, traditionally made of wooden staves with metal hoops round them the wine is then matured in old barrels
    • a barrel together with its contents a barrel of beer
    • a measure of capacity used for oil and beer, usually equal to 36 imperial gallons for beer and 35 imperial gallons or 42 US gallons (roughly 159 litres) for oil the well was producing 10,000 barrels a day
    • 2. a tube forming part of an object such as a gun or a pen a gun barrel
    • 3. the belly and loins of a four-legged animal such as a horse a Welsh mountain pony with a barrel like a butt of wine

    動詞

    • 1. North American informal drive or move in a way that is so fast as to almost be out of control we barrelled across the Everglades
    • 2. put into a barrel or barrels when the young spirit is barrelled, it absorbs some of this flavour