What is another word for barrel?

Synonyms for barrel
ˈbær əlbar·rel

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. barrel, gun barrelnoun

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

    cask, gun barrel, drum, bbl, barrelful

  2. barrel, casknoun

    a cylindrical container that holds liquids

    cask, caskful, gun barrel, drum, bbl, barrelful

  3. barrel, drumnoun

    a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

    membranophone, bbl, brake drum, metal drum, drumfish, cask, gun barrel, drum, tympan, barrelful

  4. barrel, barrelfulnoun

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

    cask, gun barrel, drum, bbl, barrelful

  5. barrel, bblverb

    any of various units of capacity

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

    cask, gun barrel, drum, bbl, barrelful

  6. barrelverb

    put in barrels

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Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. barrelnoun

    cask, cade, butt, puncheon, tierce, hogshead, keg, rundlet, (of wine) 31-1/2 gallons, (of flour) 196 pounds

    Associated words:
    gauntree, cooper, bilge, stave, hoop, chine

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "barrel":

    barrels, keg, canon, cannon, bbl, bpd, gun, canyon, drum, hot, cylinder, fat

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How to use barrel in a sentence?

  1. Peter Kenny:

    U.S. rig counts will continue to contract though at a more modest pace. Supply/demand equilibrium will likely take shape in the second half to be accompanied by an attempt at price stabilization and a modest rebound. Year-end target of $42 a barrel.

  2. Bill Costello:

    If people believed in $70 a barrel plus for the next 18 months, they would be foolish to be underweight now.

  3. Joseph Clancy:

    Previous reports of a crash are inaccurate - there was no crash, the video shows the vehicle entering the White House complex at a speed of approximately 1 to 2 mph, and pushing aside a plastic barrel. There was no damage to the vehicle.

  4. Leonid Fedun:

    In my opinion, if such a political decision is taken, Russia should jointly work with OPEC to cut supply to the market ... It's better to sell one barrel of oil at $50 than two barrels at $30.

  5. Ryan Nash:

    Commercial losses are unsustainably low, somebody is going to have an impact from the fact that oil prices are $47 a barrel just now. It’s hard to say who it is.

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