1. a tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired
2. a cylindrical container that holds liquids
3. a bulging cylindrical shape; hollow with flat ends
4. the quantity that a barrel (of any size) will hold
5. any of various units of capacity;
1. put in barrels
Brent futures hit $ 57.65 a barrel, the highest since the contract was introduced in 1988.
You control device by rotating knobs along the barrel.
Record oil prices edged closer to $ 100 a barrel amid expectations of declining U.S. supplies.
This barrel holds 25 litres.
He had a fanciful idea about crossing the Pacific in a barrel.
Barrel looked at me roughly, his lips pushed out.
Drain off the rest of the wine from this barrel.
Pulling his rifle to his shoulder he squinted along the barrel.
They're charging an exorbitant price for fixing the car, but they've got us over a barrel because we can't do without it.
The barrel would hold 100 litres.
They rolled the barrel along the road.
I drew off three pints of beer from the barrel.
The barrel of gunpowder blew up with a terrible noise.
The man rolled the barrel into the yard.
The children were invited to dip their hands into the barrel for a present.
Use this wad of cloth to plug the barrel.
Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.
A barrel swells in the middle.
a barrel bound with iron hoops
a barrel for collecting rainwater
The suppers are always a barrel of laughs.
Oil prices were closing at $19.76 a barrel.
To keep warm they burnt wood in a rusty oil barrel.
Weddington is the first to admit she's not exactly a barrel of laughs.
They dug up their New Jersey garden and moved it lock, stock, and barrel back home.
You'll eat so much your belly'll be like a barrel.
The gun barrel grated against the floor.
a barrel of laughs
[with negative](informal)a source of amusement or pleasure
life is not exactly a barrel of laughs at the moment.
with both barrels
(informal, chiefly US)with unrestrained force or emotion
on the barrel 或 on the barrelhead
Granting, giving, or requesting no credit
paid cash on the barrel for the car.
over a barrel
In a very awkward position from which extrication is difficult
During the negotiations the opposing faction had us over a barrel.
over a barrel
I knew enough about him that I had him over a barrel.
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