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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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Perth, Australia, April 17, 2013 - (ABN Newswire) - Perth-based bauxite explorer and developer, Bauxite Resources Limited (ASX:BAU) advises that its 70% partner in the Bauxite Alumina Joint Venture ("BAJV"), Yankuang Resources Pty Ltd ("Yankuang"), has been unable to meet a number of cash calls from the BAJV Manager, and as a consequence BRL has determined that it is in the interests of the joint venture to part pay Yankuang's obligations to ensure that the BAJV can continue its operations.