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Definición de “barrel” en inglés

barrel

noun [C] uk   /ˈbær.əl/ us  

barrel noun [C] (CONTAINER)

a large container, made of wood, metal, or plastic, with a flat top and bottom and curved sides that make it fatter in the middle: They drank a whole barrel of beer (= the contents of a barrel) at the party. In the oil industry, a barrel of oil is equal to 159 litres.

barrel noun [C] (GUN PART)

the long part of a gun that is shaped like a tube

barrel

verb [I, + adv/prep] uk   /ˈbær.əl/ (-ll- or US usually -l-) informal us  
to travel somewhere very quickly: We were barrelling along the autobahn at 180 kph.
(Definition of barrel from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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