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English → English (gcide) Definition: Barrel bulk Barrel \Bar"rel\ (b[a^]r"r[e^]l), n.[OE. barel, F. baril, prob. fr. barre bar. Cf. Barricade.] 1. 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; as, a cracker barrel. Sometimes applied to a similar cylindrical container made of metal, usually called a drum. [1913 Webster +PJC] 2. The quantity which constitutes a full barrel. This varies for different articles and also in different places for the same article, being regulated by custom or by law. A barrel of wine is 311/2 gallons; a barrel of flour is 196 pounds. [1913 Webster] 3. A solid drum, or a hollow cylinder or case; as, the barrel of a windlass; the barrel of a watch, within which the spring is coiled. [1913 Webster] 4. A metallic tube, as of a gun, from which a projectile is discharged. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 5. A jar. [Obs.] --1 Kings xvii. 12. [1913 Webster] 6. (Zo["o]l.) The hollow basal part of a feather. [1913 Webster] Barrel bulk (Com.), a measure equal to five cubic feet, used in estimating capacity, as of a vessel for freight. Barrel drain (Arch.), a drain in the form of a cylindrical tube. Barrel of a boiler, the cylindrical part of a boiler, containing the flues. Barrel of the ear (Anat.), the tympanum, or tympanic cavity. Barrel organ, an instrument for producing music by the action of a revolving cylinder. Barrel vault. See under Vault. [1913 Webster] Bulk \Bulk\ (b[u^]lk), n. [OE. bulke, bolke, heap; cf. Dan. bulk lump, clod, OSw. bolk crowd, mass, Icel. b?lkast to be bulky. Cf. Boll, n., Bile a boil, Bulge, n.] 1. Magnitude of material substance; dimensions; mass; size; as, an ox or ship of great bulk. [1913 Webster] Against these forces there were prepared near one hundred ships; not so great of bulk indeed, but of a more nimble motion, and more serviceable. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. The main mass or body; the largest or principal portion; the majority; as, the bulk of a debt. [1913 Webster] The bulk of the people must labor, Burke told them, “to obtain what by labor can be obtained.” --J. Morley. [1913 Webster] 3. (Naut.) The cargo of a vessel when stowed. [1913 Webster] 4. The body. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] My liver leaped within my bulk. --Turbervile. [1913 Webster] Barrel bulk. See under Barrel. To break bulk (Naut.), to begin to unload or more the cargo. In bulk, in a mass; loose; not inclosed in separate packages or divided into separate parts; in such shape that any desired quantity may be taken or sold. Laden in bulk, Stowed in bulk, having the cargo loose in the hold or not inclosed in boxes, bales, or casks. Sale by bulk, a sale of goods as they are, without weight or measure. [1913 Webster] Syn: Size; magnitude; dimension; volume; bigness; largeness; massiveness. [1913 Webster]

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