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barrel:

see English units of measurementEnglish units of measurement,
principal system of weights and measures used in a few nations, the only major industrial one being the United States. It actually consists of two related systems—the U.S.
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barrel

[′bar·əl]
(design engineering)
A container having a circular lateral cross section that is largest in the middle, and ends that are flat; often made of staves held together by hoops.
A piece of small pipe inserted in the end of a cartridge to carry the squib to the powder.
That portion of a pipe having a constant bore and wall thickness.
(mechanics)
Abbreviated bbl.
The unit of liquid volume equal to 31.5 gallons (approximately 119 liters).
The unit of liquid volume for petroleum equal to 42 gallons (approximately 158 liters).
The unit of dry volume equal to 105 quarts (approximately 116 liters).
A unit of weight that varies in size according to the commodity being weighed.
(naval architecture)
The central part of a windlass or capstan about which the cable is wound.
(optics)
A tapering cylindrical housing which contains the lenses of a camera and the iris diaphragm.
(ordnance)
The cylindrical metallic part of a gun which controls the initial direction of a projectile.

barrel

1. A weight measure for portland cement in the US, corresponding to 376 pounds net; this measure is now obsolete.
2. (US) A vessel which holds 311/2 gal of liquid.
3. That portion of a pipe having a constant bore and wall thickness.

barrel

1. a unit of capacity used in brewing, equal to 36 Imperial gallons
2. a unit of capacity used in the oil and other industries, normally equal to 42 US gallons or 35 Imperial gallons
3. the trunk of a four-legged animal
4. the quill of a feather
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China retained its position as the leading importer for Oman's crude with the Asian giant purchasing 111.5mn barrels of crude oil.
This is the part of the rifle's barrel that wears the fastest and suffers the most from heat.
The latest innovation by Stockton, Calif.-based rack manufacturer Western Square Industries is its Red Fermenter rack, which is an upgrade to the company's Barrel Master rack.
The barrel hood is marked with a red or blue Sharpie for reference prior to beginning work.
This is one of the reasons why people replace this barrel with a heavier version.
In this case, I figured the gun in question was essentially a single-shot rifle with useless shotgun barrels above, so I told him that while the 9.3x74R made the legal requirement in most African countries, the rig was probably a minimal choice for buffalo.
All of this is why after owning several switch-barrel 700's, I'm now down to one, a stainless/synthetic BDL that came from the factory with a 7mm SAUM barrel. Gunsmith Charlie Sisk fitted a Lilja barrel chambered for the 9.3 Barsness-Sisk wildcat, the .350 Remington Magnum necked up to take 0.366-inch bullets.
Insert the barrel into the barrel support until the locking pin engages the camming slot.
I AM NOT sure who originated the idea of a shotgun with interchangeable barrels but if I had to guess I would say it was the English.
More than likely, the threads on both the barrel and receiver are damaged.
The bulletin said average daily production stood at 779.9 barrels at the end of February, up from 731.5 barrels in the same period in 2008, a 6.1 per cent rise.
Shear rate ([sec.sup.-1]) = [32 (barrel area) * (ram rate)]/[[pi] [(die diameter).sup.3]] (1)