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Tun vs. Wine — What's the Difference?

Tun vs. Wine — What's the Difference?

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Tun

A large beer or wine cask.
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Wine

Wine is an alcoholic drink typically made from fermented grapes. Yeast consumes the sugar in the grapes and converts it to ethanol, carbon dioxide and heat.
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Tun

An imperial measure of capacity, equal to 4 hogsheads.
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Wine

An alcoholic drink made from fermented grape juice
He opened a bottle of red wine
The regional foods and wines of France
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Tun

A large marine mollusc which has a rounded shell with broad spirals.
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Wine

Entertain someone by offering them drinks and a meal
Members of Congress have been lavishly wined and dined by lobbyists for years
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Tun

Store (wine or other alcoholic drinks) in a tun.
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Wine

Dance with rhythmic gyratory movements of the pelvic region
The crowd jumped and wined and churned the field into mud
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Tun

A large cask for liquids, especially wine.
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Wine

A beverage made of the fermented juice of any of various kinds of grapes, usually containing from 10 to 15 percent alcohol by volume.
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Tun

A measure of liquid capacity, especially one equivalent to approximately 252 gallons (954 liters).
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Wine

A beverage made of the fermented juice of any of various other fruits or plants.
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Tun

A large cask; an oblong vessel bulging in the middle, like a pipe or puncheon, and girt with hoops; a wine cask. (See a diagram comparing cask sizes.)
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Wine

Something that intoxicates or exhilarates.
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Tun

(brewing) A fermenting vat.
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Wine

The color of red wine.
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Tun

(historical) A traditional unit of liquid measure equal to 252 wine gallons or 2 pipes.
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Wine

To provide or entertain with wine.
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Tun

Synonym of long ton: a unit of mass equal to 2240 pounds, 20 hundredweights of 112 pounds avoirdupois each.
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Wine

To drink wine.
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Tun

(figurative) ton: any extremely or excessively large amount.
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Wine

An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting grape juice, with an ABV ranging from 5.5–16%.
Wine is usually stronger than beer.
"Wine improves with age but I improve with wine," she slurred as she slid gracefully beneath the table.
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Tun

Synonym of drunkard: a person who drinks excessively.
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Wine

An alcoholic beverage made by fermenting other substances, producing a similar ABV.
...dandelion wine, rice wine, plum wine...
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Tun

Any shell belonging to Tonna and allied genera.
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Wine

(countable) A serving of wine.
I'd like three beers and two wines, please. My friend will have the same.
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Tun

The cryptobiotic state of a tardigrade, when its metabolism is temporarily suspended.
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Wine

(uncountable) The color of red wine, a deep reddish purple.
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Tun

A part of the ancient Maya Long Count Calendar system which corresponds to 18 winal cycles or 360 days.
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Wine

Wind.
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Tun

(transitive) To put into tuns, or casks.
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Wine

(transitive) To entertain with wine.
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Tun

A large cask; an oblong vessel bulging in the middle, like a pipe or puncheon, and girt with hoops; a wine cask.
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Wine

(intransitive) To drink wine.
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Tun

A fermenting vat.
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Wine

The expressed juice of grapes, esp. when fermented; a beverage or liquor prepared from grapes by squeezing out their juice, and (usually) allowing it to ferment.
Wine is a mocker, strong drink is raging, and whosoever is deceived thereby is not wise.
Bacchus, that first from out the purple grapeCrushed the sweet poison of misused wine.
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Tun

A certain measure for liquids, as for wine, equal to two pipes, four hogsheads, or 252 gallons. In different countries, the tun differs in quantity.
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Wine

A liquor or beverage prepared from the juice of any fruit or plant by a process similar to that for grape wine; as, currant wine; gooseberry wine; palm wine.
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Tun

A weight of 2,240 pounds. See Ton.
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Wine

The effect of drinking wine in excess; intoxication.
Noah awoke from his wine.
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Tun

An indefinite large quantity.
A tun of man in thy large bulk is writ.
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Wine

Fermented juice (of grapes especially)
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Tun

A drunkard; - so called humorously, or in contempt.
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Wine

A red as dark as red wine
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Tun

Any shell belonging to Dolium and allied genera; - called also tun-shell.
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Wine

Drink wine
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Tun

To put into tuns, or casks.
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Wine

Treat to wine;
Our relatives in Italy wined and dined us for a week
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Tun

A large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals
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