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Cask vs. Barrel

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Casknoun

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

Barrelnoun

(countable) 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’;

Casknoun

(obsolete) A casket; a small box for jewels.

Barrelnoun

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

Casknoun

obsolete form of casque

Barrelnoun

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.’;

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Caskverb

To put into a cask.

Barrelnoun

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

Casknoun

Same as Casque.

Barrelnoun

(archaic) A tube.

Casknoun

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.

Barrelnoun

(zoology) The hollow basal part of a feather.

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Casknoun

The quantity contained in a cask.

Barrelnoun

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

Casknoun

A casket; a small box for jewels.

Barrelnoun

(surfing) A wave that breaks with a hollow compartment.

Caskverb

To put into a cask.

Barrelnoun

A waste receptacle.

‘Throw it into the trash barrel.’;

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Casknoun

the quantity a cask will hold

Barrelnoun

The ribs and belly of a horse or pony.

Casknoun

a cylindrical container that holds liquids

Barrelnoun

(obsolete) A jar.

Casknoun

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’;

Barrelnoun

(biology) 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.

Casknoun

the quantity of liquid held in a cask

‘a cask of cider’;

Barrelverb

(transitive) To put or to pack in a barrel or barrels.

Cask

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Barrelverb

(intransitive) To move quickly or in an uncontrolled manner.

‘He came barrelling around the corner and I almost hit him.’;

Barrelnoun

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.

Barrelnoun

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.

Barrelnoun

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.

Barrelnoun

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

Barrelnoun

A jar.

Barrelnoun

The hollow basal part of a feather.

Barrelverb

To put or to pack in a barrel or barrels.

Barrelnoun

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

Barrelnoun

a cylindrical container that holds liquids

Barrelnoun

a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

Barrelnoun

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

Barrelnoun

any of various units of capacity;

‘a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons’;

Barrelverb

put in barrels

Barrelnoun

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’;

Barrelnoun

a barrel together with its contents

‘a barrel of beer’;

Barrelnoun

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’;

Barrelnoun

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

‘a gun barrel’;

Barrelnoun

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’;

Barrelverb

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

‘we barrelled across the Everglades’;

Barrelverb

put into a barrel or barrels

‘when the young spirit is barrelled, it absorbs some of this flavour’;

Barrel

A barrel or cask is a hollow cylindrical container with a bulging center, longer than it is wide. They are traditionally made of wooden staves and bound by wood or metal hoops.

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