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drum

noun [C]
 
 
/drʌm/
TRANSPORT a large container used for storing liquids such as oil and chemicals: 3000 drums of lethal chemicals have been dumped in the sea. He will collect 60 to 70 pounds of honey from his 1,500 hives and sell it in 55-gallon drums.
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