Pronunciation of Barrel  


English Meaning

A round vessel or cask, of greater length than breadth, and bulging in the middle, made of staves bound with hoops, and having flat ends or heads.

  1. A large cylindrical container, usually made of staves bound together with hoops, with a flat top and bottom of equal diameter.
  2. The quantity that a barrel with a given or standard capacity will hold.
  3. Any of various units of volume or capacity. In the U.S. Customary System it varies, as a liquid measure, from 31 to 42 gallons (120 to 159 liters) as established by law or usage. See Table at measurement.
  4. The cylindrical part or hollow shaft of any of various mechanisms, as:
  5. The metal, cylindrical part of a firearm through which the bullet travels.
  6. A cylinder that contains a movable piston.
  7. The drum of a capstan.
  8. The cylinder within the mechanism of a timepiece that contains the mainspring.
  9. The trunk of a quadruped animal, such as a horse or cow.
  10. Informal A large quantity: a barrel of fun.
  11. Slang An act or instance of moving rapidly, often recklessly, in a motor vehicle.
  12. Likened to a barrel, as in shape: a barrel chest; barrel hips.
  13. To put or pack in a barrel.
  14. Slang To move at a high speed or rate of progress: "That the European Union barreled ahead was not surprising” ( Richard W. Stevenson).
  15. barrel Granting, giving, or requesting no credit: paid cash on the barrel for the car.
  16. over a barrel In a very awkward position from which extrication is difficult: During the negotiations the opposing faction had us over a barrel.

Malayalam Meaning

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× വളരെ വേഗത്തില്‍ ചലിക്കുക - Valare Vegaththil‍ Chalikkuka | Valare Vegathil‍ Chalikkuka
× വീപ്പ - Veeppa
× കുഴല്‍ - Kuzhal‍
× വീപ്പയിലാക്കുക - Veeppayilaakkuka | Veeppayilakkuka


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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