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barrel

(băr′əl)
n.
The trunk of a quadruped animal, such as a horse or cow.
adj.
Resembling or similar to a barrel, as in shape: a barrel chest; barrel hips.

barrel

adjective Referring to a barrel-like morphology or pattern.

barrel

a horseman's expression for the horse's trunk; determined largely by the capacity of the chest.

barrel chest
enlarged, round cross-section of chest with the ribs appearing to be permanently in an inflated position.
barrel hocks
turned out causing the feet to turn inward.
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The fit of the barrel to the slide and the precision of the rifling is what makes a match-grade barrel.
Point of impact can change a couple inches if you are pushing hard against one side of the barrel when shooting.
Barrel sizes still need to be matched on each rack to keep the stack from tilting awkwardly.
The Sultanate produced 4,205,100 barrels of jet fuel, comprising a rise by 3.
If you've already fired blanks through the short barrel with the standard barrel BFA, your armorer needs to check the inner rail for cracks.
Aging is currently underway for three future Bishop's Barrel offerings, including Bishop's Barrel #2, which will be an Old Ale in Chardonnay barrels with cherries.
For shots at deer inside 100 yards, the smoothbore barrel will do fine but for distances on out to 200 yards or so the rifled barrel teamed up with the sabot slug load it prefers will bring home more venison.
The difference between Shrewsbury's barrels and Westboro's barrels is that our opening at the top of the barrel is smaller (for safety issues involving with children playing with them), that there is a louvered screen to catch the water (better water diversion than just a screen alone), and that our barrel's spigot is approximately 10 inches up from the bottom (this leaves some water in the bottom for weight, which prevents tipping or blowing away in strong winds)," Pratt said.
One can see from equation 2 that shear stress (usually in kPa) is directly proportional to the measured barrel pressure.
He points out that in a 1989 article for the journal Noroil, Campbell claimed the peak of world oil production had already passed and incorrectly predicted that oil would soon cost $30 to $50 a barrel.
Exploration will have to be very productive indeed to keep up with world demand, which the Defense Department's Energy Information Administration (EIA) believes will grow from 78 million barrels per day in 2002 to 118 million barrels in 2025.