Definition for bbl (2 of 2)
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.
Origin of barrel
Related formshalf-bar·rel, nounun·bar·reled, adjectiveun·bar·relled, adjective
Examples from the Web for bbl
I want some writing paper and ink powder or ink, and wish the Society (Richmond) would send me a bbl.
At these prices, and assuming that a cubic yard of concrete of the mixture above described would contain about 1.25 bbl.Concrete Construction|Halbert P. Gillette
Left James river for Jamaica on June 25, with 4000 staves, 487 bbl.Some Notes on Shipbuilding and Shipping in Colonial Virginia|Cerinda W. Evans
The mill proper has three storage wings, and contains three mills, each with a daily capacity of 1,000 bbl.North Dakota|Various
The total quantity of grout used on the work was equivalent in set volume to 249,647 bbl.Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910|James H. Brace, Francis Mason and S. H. Woodard
British Dictionary definitions for bbl (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for bbl (2 of 2)
verb -rels, -relling or -relled or US -rels, -reling or -reled
Word Origin for barrel
Idioms and Phrases with bbl
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).