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Cask vs. Barrel

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  • Cask (noun)

    A large barrel for the storage of liquid, especially of alcoholic drinks.

  • Cask (noun)

    A casket; a small box for jewels.

  • Cask (noun)

    obsolete form of casque

  • Cask (verb)

    To put into a cask.

  • Barrel (noun)

    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.

    "a cracker barrel"

  • Barrel (noun)

    The quantity which constitutes a full barrel: the volume or weight this represents varies by local law and custom.

  • Barrel (noun)

    A solid drum, or a hollow cylinder or case

    "the barrel of a windlass;"

    "the barrel of a watch, within which the spring is coiled."

  • Barrel (noun)

    A metallic tube, as of a gun, from which a projectile is discharged.

  • Barrel (noun)

    A tube.

  • Barrel (noun)

    The hollow basal part of a feather.

  • Barrel (noun)

    The part of a clarinet which connects the mouthpiece and upper joint, and looks rather like a barrel (1).

  • Barrel (noun)

    A wave that breaks with a hollow compartment.

  • Barrel (noun)

    A waste receptacle.

    "Throw it into the trash barrel."

  • Barrel (noun)

    The ribs and belly of a horse or pony.

  • Barrel (noun)

    A jar.

  • Barrel (noun)

    Any of the dark-staining regions in the somatosensory cortex of rodents, etc., where somatosensory inputs from the contralateral side of the body come in from the thalamus.

  • Barrel (verb)

    To put or to pack in a barrel or barrels.

  • Barrel (verb)

    To move quickly or in an uncontrolled manner.

    "He came barrelling around the corner and I almost hit him."

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  • Cask (noun)

    a large container like a barrel, made of wood, metal or plastic and used for storing liquids, typically alcoholic drinks

    "the wine is stored in oak casks"

  • Cask (noun)

    the quantity of liquid held in a cask

    "a cask of cider"

  • Barrel (noun)

    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"

  • Barrel (noun)

    a barrel together with its contents

    "a barrel of beer"

  • Barrel (noun)

    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"

  • Barrel (noun)

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

    "a gun barrel"

  • Barrel (noun)

    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"

  • Barrel (verb)

    drive or move in a way that is so fast as to almost be out of control

    "we barrelled across the Everglades"

  • Barrel (verb)

    put into a barrel or barrels

    "when the young spirit is barrelled, it absorbs some of this flavour"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Cask (noun)

    Same as Casque.

  • Cask (noun)

    A barrel-shaped vessel made of staves headings, and hoops, usually fitted together so as to hold liquids. It may be larger or smaller than a barrel.

  • Cask (noun)

    The quantity contained in a cask.

  • Cask (noun)

    A casket; a small box for jewels.

  • Cask

    To put into a cask.

  • Barrel (noun)

    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; as, a cracker barrel. Sometimes applied to a similar cylindrical container made of metal, usually called a drum.

  • Barrel (noun)

    The quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31½ gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds.

  • Barrel (noun)

    A solid drum, or a hollow cylinder or case; as, the barrel of a windlass; the barrel of a watch, within which the spring is coiled.

  • Barrel (noun)

    A metallic tube, as of a gun, from which a projectile is discharged.

  • Barrel (noun)

    A jar.

  • Barrel (noun)

    The hollow basal part of a feather.

  • Barrel

    To put or to pack in a barrel or barrels.

Webster Dictionary
  • Cask (noun)

    the quantity a cask will hold

  • Cask (noun)

    a cylindrical container that holds liquids

  • Barrel (noun)

    a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired

  • Barrel (noun)

    a cylindrical container that holds liquids

  • Barrel (noun)

    a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

  • Barrel (noun)

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

  • Barrel (noun)

    any of various units of capacity;

    "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"

  • Barrel (verb)

    put in barrels

Princeton's WordNet

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