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barrel

1. tv. & in. to drink liquor to excess. Stop barreling beer and let’s go home.
2. n. a drunkard. The old barrel was full up and through for the evening.
3. in. to go fast; to speed while driving. She barreled out of here like a bat out of hell.
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Match Target barrels for the European pistols are deliberately oversized in the barrel hood and lower lugs.
The small diameter un, der the handguard makes it a very light barrel by today's standards.
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.
The production of the premium gasoline reached 19,187,800 barrels, comprising an increase of 5.
Using the M249 standard barrel BFA with the short barrel increases the unlocking velocity of the bolt when it leaves the barrel socket.
barrel room housing over 200 barrels acquired from California wineries and Kentucky distilleries.
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.
Pratt said she had been looking at the rain barrels in Shrewsbury and the ones available from the rain barrel program in Westboro, and found some minor differences between the types of barrels used.
Where: L = length of the capillary (tube) in the die attached to the end of the barrel; and D = diameter of the capillary in the die attached to the end of the barrel.
The Global 2000 Report to President Carter, issued in 1980, predicted that the price of oil would rise by 50 percent, reaching $100 per barrel by 2000.
But today, after yielding 153 million barrels of oil, old Spindletop is mostly a museum site.
Screw and barrel wear can be determined so that diminishing production rates can be flattened out.
Single barrel" means the bourbon comes from an unblended "honey" barrel handpicked by the master distiller, while "small batch" means it was created from a blend of barrels for a limited run of bottles.
Fleet-zero preempts individually characterizing each tank barrel through firings, which is prohibitively expensive from a time and cost perspective.