verb (used with object), bar·reled, bar·rel·ing or (especially British) bar·relled, bar·rel·ling.
verb (used without object), bar·reled, bar·rel·ing or (especially British) bar·relled, bar·rel·ling.
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Idioms for barrel
Origin of barrel
OTHER WORDS FROM barrelhalf-barrel, nounun·bar·reled, adjectiveun·bar·relled, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for barrel
Each canister is a little larger than a nuclear fuel rod assembly—more like a glove around the spent fuel than the vast barrels at San Onofre—and they are shuttled down the hole in a chain of two or three.Finding homes for the waste that will (probably) outlive humanity|Katie McLean|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
While the price has recovered from April’s negative price plunge, per-barrel it is still down about 38% from the start of the year.Shell announces big layoffs as the price of its net-zero restructuring plan becomes clearer|kdunn6|September 30, 2020|Fortune
The Alberta government estimated in 2019 that the most expensive mining-style projects’ initial break-even price is as steep as $75 or $85 per barrel.
One argument the industry likes to make is that Alberta’s oil sands have dramatically reduced their emissions per barrel, which have historically been among the highest in the world.
CalGEM got revenue too — the agency is completely funded by the industry it regulates, and this year will receive 67 cents for every barrel of oil produced.Oil Companies Are Profiting From Illegal Spills. And California Lets Them.|by Janet Wilson, The Desert Sun, and Lylla Younes, ProPublica|September 18, 2020|ProPublica
But then after three weeks or a months barrelling, you must bottle it.The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened|Kenelm Digby
This must have been stronger stuff than molasses and water, to have been worth barrelling and sending across the water.Customs and Fashions in Old New England|Alice Morse Earle
British Dictionary definitions for barrel
verb -rels, -relling or -relled or US -rels, -reling or -reled
Word Origin for barrel
Idioms and Phrases with barrel
see both barrels; bottom of the barrel; cash on the barrelhead; like shooting fish in a barrel; lock, stock, and barrel; more fun than a barrel of monkeys; over a barrel; pork barrel; rotten apple (spoils the barrel).