(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 small plug or wooden pin, used to stop a vent, as in a cask.
(n.) A small tube or spout inserted in a tree for conducting sap, as from a sugar maple.
(n.) A large stake driven into the ground as a support for some superstructure; a pile.
(v. t.) To supply with a spile or a spigot; to make a small vent in, as a cask.