Barrel Meaning

There are 6 meaning(s) for word Barrel

Meaning 1 : a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends

    Synonyms : drum
Meaning 2 : a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired

    Synonyms : gun barrel
Meaning 3 : a cylindrical container that holds liquids

    Synonyms : cask
Meaning 4 : any of various units of capacity

    Example : a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons

    Synonyms : bbl
Meaning 5 : the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold

    Synonyms : barrelful
Meaning 6 : put in barrels