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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.
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During the six months period under consideration, Oman's crude oil production fell by 0.6 per cent to 154.8mn barrels. However, during the same period, the production of condensates went up by 6.2 per cent to touch 20.8mn barrels.
Hammer Forging My top pick for a barrel that I know will see some abuse would be one that's hammer-forged.
As well as refurbishing old barrel racks, Topco in Grover Beach, Calif., manufactures new racks and the Topcap to help secure stacked barrels.
While most of my barrel work revolved around 1911 handguns, this changed with the introduction of the Glock as the factory's polygonal rifling wasn't compatible with lead bullets.
Unlike bolt-action firearms that require expensive tools and advanced gunsmithing skills to set headspace, the AR-15 barrel can be changed by those with minimal tools and skills.
As an American, I have relatively little experience with drillings, but I have noticed the bottom rifle barrel tends to be super-accurate, almost certainly because it's fully supported by the upper barrels.
Still, you can get by for less money with what might termed a "slow switch-barrel" rifle, using a barrel vise to twist other barrels in and out.
As a result, the barrel shifts during firing and the locking pin shears off.
"We filled our first barrel in 2005, mainly for our own enjoyment," reported Saint Arnold founder and brewer Brock Wagner.
The average daily crude production stood at 862,700 barrels during the first 11 months of 2010 against 809,600 barrels during the corresponding period in 2009, a rise of 6.6 per cent.
One barrel would be whatever you desire for wingshooting and the other would be a slug barrel with adjustable iron sights or a cantilever-style mount that's permanently attached to the barrel but positions a scope or electronic sight back over the receiver.
For example, in revolvers, single shot pistols and rifles the length of the barrel is of little or no consequence ballistically in hunting guns.