(n.) A round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads.
(n.) The quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 31/ gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds.
(n.) A solid drum, or a hollow cylinder or case; as, the barrel of a windlass; the barrel of a watch, within which the spring is coiled.
(n.) A metallic tube, as of a gun, from which a projectile is discharged.
(n.) A jar.
(n.) The hollow basal part of a feather.
(v. t.) To put or to pack in a barrel or barrels.
(1) But soon after aid workers departed, barrel bombs dropped by Syrian helicopters caused renewed destruction.
(2) The C-terminal sequence contains an amphiphilic alpha-helix of four turns which lies on the surface of the beta-barrel.
(3) Two long loops extend from the beta-barrel and have numerous interactions with the other two domains.
(4) The pieces include a barrel-shaped diamond worth at least $5m (£3.3m) and a Cartier diamond tiara estimated to be worth more than $100,000.
(5) Cholinergic muscarinic receptor binding and acetylcholinesterase (AChE) histochemistry were studied in the barrel cortex of adult, vibrissae deprived and vibrissae denervated mice.
(6) We have an operation an hour away on the border and the barrel bombs cause horrific injuries.” Islamic Relief and MSF said the health system in Syria is decimated and the need for reconstructive surgery and burns treatment is enormous.
(7) These include a redistribution of the neurons that originally were in barrel sides; a reduction in the neuropil between the neurons that originally were within hollows; and differential growth of layer IV dendrites.
(8) In the context of a simplified diamond lattice model of a six-member, Greek key beta-barrel protein that is closely related in topology to plastocyanin, the nature of the folding and unfolding pathways have been investigated using dynamic Monte Carlo techniques.
(9) In layer IV high NMDA receptor densities were specifically confined to the barrel hollows.
(10) The oil price tumbled by as much as $3.25 a barrel on Tuesday after the world's biggest commodity trader called the top of the market for crude and a range of other commodities – at least for the time being.
(11) Adult hosts underwent unilateral transection of the infraorbital nerve and two days later the contralateral barrel field cortex was lesioned enough to insert an embryonic neocortical graft.
(12) Interestingly, the helical motif prefers to assemble parallel to the wall, whereas the beta-barrel, predominantly assembles with its principal axis perpendicular to the wall.
(13) "A typical day in London would be: wake up hungover, try to get some breakfast in you," he says, barrelling along green-tunnelled country lanes through – as he puts it in Jerusalem – the "wild garlic and May blossom" that mean winter is over.
(14) Although less than the targeted 600,000 barrels, it was the largest ever contribution to production cuts by non-Opec members and was the first such agreement between Opec and non-Opec members for 15 years.
(15) Bleak jokes and cartoons have been circulating for weeks in the anti-Assad camp on the theme of barrel bombs serving as ballot boxes.
(16) Studies were performed on the correlation between the hypothalamic temperature-sensitive neurons and hypothalamic neurons sensitive to LHRH, TRH, conjugated estrogen and clomiphene in 103 castrated matured female rats by the technique of microiontophoresis using a multi-barrel glass microelectrode.
(17) When Matt Slater went swimming with his dog Mango in a Cornish estuary this month, he bumped into a barrel jellyfish.
(18) Read more on Scottish independence • ' I believe in solidarity with the folk living south of Carlisle ' • ' The UK is on shifting sands – we can't assume survival ' • ' Better Together is truly scraping the barrel now ' The fact is that far from fearing the breakup of the UK, the English are looking at the benefits that devolution has brought the Scots and asking why they are not able to enjoy the same.
(19) Brent crude surged by $1.05, or 1%, to $124.65 a barrel on Friday, while US crude jumped by 98 cents to $111.90, its highest level since September 2008.
(20) Impalement of identified principal cells from the serosal side with single-barrelled conventional or double-barrelled Cl(-)-sensitive microelectrodes was performed at x500 magnification.
(n.) A vessel for drawing up water from a well, or for catching, holding, or carrying water, sap, or other liquids.
(n.) A vessel (as a tub or scoop) for hoisting and conveying coal, ore, grain, etc.
(n.) One of the receptacles on the rim of a water wheel into which the water rushes, causing the wheel to revolve; also, a float of a paddle wheel.
(n.) The valved piston of a lifting pump.
(1) To be fair to lads who find themselves just a bus ride from Auschwitz, a visit to the camp is now considered by many tourists to be a Holocaust "bucket list item", up there with the Anne Frank museum, where Justin Bieber recently delivered this compliment : "Anne was a great girl.
(2) A single spin density gradient ultracentrifugation method in a swinging bucket rotor has been applied for the detection and isolation of low density lipoprotein (LDL) subfractions.
(3) Before you take out your bucket and spade, though, you might like to look at the sand sculpture festival (until 5 September; prices vary from day to day) for inspiration.
(4) So, they start to create these almost fictitious things they can sell, whether it’s a prime shelf [at the height a shopper is most likely to see] or a gondola end [the promotional buckets often found at the top of the aisle].
(5) In the Russian gallery, for example, the courageous Vadim Zakharov presents a pointed version of the Danaë myth in which an insouciant dictator (of whom it is hard not to think: Putin) sits on a high beam on a saddle, shelling nuts all day while gold coins rain down from a vast shower-head only to be hoisted in buckets by faceless thuggish men in suits.
(6) In the 1990s, when the Sun enjoyed unparalleled influence, its editor Kelvin Mackenzie could tell the prime minister John Major that he was about to pour "a large bucket of shit" over him.
(7) One by one, the rain having slowed, the men turn the bucket's plastic tap and douse their hands in the life-saving water.
(8) Here's one entry: 1995: The government is full of jack-booted thugs in bucket helmets.
(9) Patient expectations for independence, comfort, and cosmesis have been disappointed with traditional bucket designs.
(10) Leaving aside the fact that in the real world, after a lifetime of buckets, there’s a fair chance Andy would be missing a foot, what’s even more jarring is that KFC would actually try to use the fraught process of foster care to make even more money.
(11) They have buckets and trowels as they're going clamming, and Popeye leaves first, navigating the sand with a gratifyingly bandy gait.
(12) ‘Dysfunctional’ ABC management slammed Trevor Bormann, last year’s Walkley winner for Foreign Correspondent’s “Prisoner X” scoop, has dumped a bucket on ABC news management on the way out the door.
(13) Could they not, I wondered, stop pouring buckets of warm sympathy over their customers, and actually tell us what was happening?
(14) Through the searing summer heat, the Mexican immigrant to California’s Central Valley and his family endured a daily routine of collecting water in his pickup truck from an emergency communal tank, washing from buckets and struggling to keep their withering orchard alive while they waited for snow to return to the mountains and begin the cycle of replenishing the aquifer that provides water to almost all the homes in the region.
(15) Grey water is simply the water used in washing dishes, clothes and showering that is allowed to cool, then saved from going down the plug hole and redirected to the garden – either by bucket, or specially installed outlet pipes.
(16) Next, crush the fruit in a large plastic food-grade bucket.
(17) Hyacinth Bucket finagling her way into the company of mass murderers."
(18) Fire crews typically rely on helicopters scooping up 1,500-litre buckets of water from ponds and streams to put out flames.
(19) Serum samples are overlayered with a sodium chloride density gradient in a preparative ultracentrifuge tube and thin layers are removed at the top of the tube after successive centrifugations at different speeds in a swinging bucket rotor.
(20) As the NHS England chief executive, Simon Stevens, commented : “No one should pretend just combining two financially leaky buckets will magically create a watertight funding solution.” But the preoccupation with structure and funding omits a key piece of the integration puzzle: culture.