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  Barrel (storage) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A barrel or cask is a hollow cylindrical container, traditionally made of wood staves and bound with iron hoops.
Barrels slowly lost their importance in the 20th century, with the introduction of pallet based logistics and Containerization.
Barrels are used for the storage of liquids, to ferment wine, and to age wine (notably brandy, sherry, and port) and whiskey.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barrel   (708 words)

 BARREL - Definition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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.
{Barrel bulk} (Com.), a measure equal to five cubic feet, used in estimating capacity, as of a vessel for freight.
{Barrel of the ear} (Anat.), the tympanum, or tympanic cavity.
www.hyperdictionary.com /dictionary/barrel   (275 words)

 Gun barrel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The barrel of a gun or other firearm is the tube, usually metal, through which a controlled explosion is released in order to propel a projectile out of the end at great speed.
Another explanation, tied to etymology, states that many very first firearms barrels where in fact realized, during the 12-13 century, using small storage barrels with their usual metal rings reinforced by leather, hence the barrel name.
Moreover the big Tun English barrel is, as stated in Ton, the French old and contemporary tonne barrel.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barrel_(firearms)   (327 words)

 HorseCentric Interior Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Success in barrel racing depends on the skills and training of both rider and horse, as well as on the quality of the communication between the rider and her horse.
Barrel racing became popular as an event that would keep wives, girlfriends and daughters busy and involved when men were competing in the rough rodeo sports.
Training a horse for barrel racing is not a matter of running the barrel pattern until the horse is bored and exhausted.
www.riding-for-sport-barrel-racing.com   (1108 words)

 Pollution Prevention Programs Rain Barrel Instructions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
At the workshop, you will learn why rain barrels are useful; you will also be provided with a rain barrel kit and the tools needed to assemble a rain barrel of your own to take home with you.
Turn your barrel one third of the way around again and drill a third hole about 2 to 3 inches from the top of the barrel for the overflow.
Barrels purchased from the City of Superior WDPW have the holes drilled and the screen soldered for you.
www.ci.superior.wi.us /publicwks/wastewater/RainBarrelInstructions.htm   (1289 words)

Note: The inside Chamber size of this barrel was reduced from the original 1850's size of 3.40" diameter, to a smaller 2.61" diameter.
(barrel and plug were preheated to 600 degrees Fahrenheit) Second, the use of proper "welding wire" material to match the materials being welded.
Original Mountain Howitzer barrels were inspected and the inspector marked his initials along the bottom front face of the barrel.
www.buckstix.com /HowitzerBarrel.htm   (1871 words)

 Barrel barbecue or is it barrel bbq or even barrel barbeque
Our Barrel Barbecues have an extra large grilling capacity, ideal for those large family gatherings, easily catering for 30 guests and are supplied with a lid to enable cooking in the British weather.
The Original Barrel Barbecue is constructed from a recycled 45 gal oil barrel welded to substantial box section legs, these strong steel legs are made detachable to aid transporting and storage.
Our Barrel Barbecues have an extra large capacity, ideal for those large family gatherings, easily catering for 30 guests and are supplied with a lid to enable cooking in the British weather.
www.barrel-barbecue.co.uk   (1171 words)

 Barrel Distortion: Optical: Glossary: Learn: Digital Photography Review
Barrel distortion is a lens effect which causes images to be spherised or "inflated".
Barrel distortion is associated with wide angle lenses and typically occurs at the wide end of a zoom lens.
Barrel distorted images from virtually any digital camera can easily be corrected using a set of free tools for Photoshop.
www.dpreview.com /learn?/key=barrel+distortion   (167 words)

 Lilja Precision Rifle Barrels - Articles: Barrel Fouling
It was written as a respose to a query by Editor Dave Brennan in reference to a rifle barrel fouling article written by Fred Barker which was published in the February, 2000 issue of Precision Shooting.
The abrasives can get a barrel too clean as well and in effect the shooter is rebreaking-in the barrel again every time he cleans.
The shooter thinks the barrel is a fouler, as evidenced by the copper accumulations in the barrel.
www.riflebarrels.com /articles/barrel_making/barrel_fouling.htm   (929 words)

 Barrel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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www.180darts.nl /site/dartwinkel/barrel.htm   (429 words)

 Barrel Distortion Correction: Image Techniques: Learn: Digital Photography Review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Typically, wide angle lenses tend to suffer from barrel distortion and tele lenses from pincushion distortion.
For barrel distortion compensation 'b' must be negative, for pincushion distortion compensation, 'b' must be positive.
Barrel and pincushion distortion can easily be eliminated without visible loss in quality.
www.dpreview.com /learn/Image_Techniques/Barrel_Distortion_Correction_01.htm   (519 words)

 How big is a barrel?
A confusing unit of measure is a barrel.
A barrel's capacity is determined often by who uses the term, or what it contains.
A barrel may be called a "drum", but a drum usually holds 55 gallons!
www.eia.doe.gov /kids/energyfacts/sources/non-renewable/barrel.html   (91 words)

 Oak Barrel Water Butts with optional taps & drainpipe diverters
Our water butt barrels are made from genuine ex-distillery oak barrels that have been used for the maturing of spirit such as whisky and bourbon.
Rainwater barrels have the option of having a brass tap fitted near the bottom of the barrel.
The village pumps are operated by cranking the handle to draw water from the barrel.
www.oak-barrel.com /water_butts   (536 words)

 The Panorama Factory Forum: Correct barrel distorion before stitching?
Manual entry of the correction factor for barrel distortion correction is limited to values in the range -100% (barrel distortion) to +100% (pincushion distortion).
The second limit is on the automatic detection of barrel distortion, which is limited to a range of -6.3% to +6.3%.
For a lens with this much barrel distortion, you'll need to manually enter the barrel correction on the Camera properties dialog box or through the procedure for manually adjusting the barrel correction that is described at Adjusting focal length and barrel correction.
www.panoramafactory.com /cgi-bin/discus/show.cgi?tpc=10&post=382   (762 words)

 USATODAY.com - Cracker Barrel customer says bias was 'flagrant'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
John Joseph Hargrove, 57, who is white, visited a Cracker Barrel in midafternoon in Mt. Juliet, Tenn., in 1998 with his wife and their adopted biracial son, Deon, who was 4.
Whatever the legal outcome, Cracker Barrel is embroiled in a potential public relations fiasco reminiscent of what Denny's faced and spent millions of dollars beyond the initial settlement to combat.
Cracker Barrel, over and over, says it has often found reasonable explanations for what plaintiffs perceive as discrimination — underscoring how difficult it might be for plaintiffs to win.
www.usatoday.com /money/companies/2004-05-07-cracker-barrel_x.htm   (1599 words)

 The Barrel Company, Inc.
New American oak barrels designed and built for durability and function for use as trash receptacles.
Rates for 20 foot containers (which hold about 70 entire barrels), or 40 foot standard containers (which hold 140 barrels) will be quoted on special request.
prices on shooks are normally based on loading385 barrels in a 40 foot container, or 280 units in a 20 foot container, depending on which rate is more favorable for a particular destination.
www.thebarrelcompany.com   (265 words)

 Using Rain Barrels for Water Collection
And speaking of community, one of the best reasons to start harvesting rainwater with rain barrels is that if you teach and encourage others to do the same, you will help to spread the culture of rainwater collection and in turn help your larger community and the environment.
Perhaps the simplest use of rainwater if you are on a budget or have space restrictions is to put a rain barrel under one of the gutter downspouts and use the water on sensitive indoor plants.
When your rain barrel is at maximum capacity, it will weigh quite a bit and tipping is risk on un-level ground.
www.rainbarrelguide.com   (3608 words)

 Burn Barrel Home Page
Recent scientific papers from Dioxin 2003 and Dioxin 2004 discuss burn barrels and PVC as important sources of dioxin pollution.
EPA says dioxin in a typical diet yields one of the highest cancer risks among all toxic exposures.
Burn Barrel Ban Stalled in NY Senate news story from North Country Public Radio.
www.burnbarrel.org   (297 words)

 National Barrel Horse Association - #1 in Barrel Racing
When 1,466 barrel racers, age 18 and under, travel from 35 states, plus Canada and Italy, to run for a share of a $139,858 payout, you know it’s no ordinary barrel race.
Factor in that to be eligible to compete they each must have finished in the top five of their NBHA competition district and you have an assurance of quality unlike anything this side of the National Finals Rodeo.
The National Barrel Horse Association, headquartered in Augusta, Georgia, is the largest barrel racing organization in the world.
www.nbha.com   (487 words)

 Barrel_Stove   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Interestingly, a double barrel stove is claimed to be about the most efficient stove, but is simply too large for the average home.
Now that the barrel was presentable, I brought it into the house and laid it on its side for a test fit.
The thin coating remaining on the inside of the barrel seems to have formed a protective layer, because the stove never rusted out the way I had been told that barrel stoves would, and was in perfect condition after several years of regular use.
www.electricrailroad.com /Stove/Stove.html   (4048 words)

 barrel. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
Likened to a barrel, as in shape: a barrel chest; barrel hips.
Slang To move at a high speed or rate of progress: “That the European Union barreled ahead was not surprising” (Richard W. Stevenson, New York Times December 17, 1995).
over a barrel In a very awkward position from which extrication is difficult: During the negotiations the opposing faction had us over a barrel.
www.bartleby.com /61/82/B0088200.html   (298 words)

 RCO Fact Sheets/ Composting   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Drill a 1/2" hole in the exact centre of both ends of the barrel to accommodate the 1/2" steel rod.
Attach the hinges and the hasp to the barrel and lid using 1 x 1/4" stove bolts.
After the glue has dried, remove the disks, insert the rod through the barrel and assemble as shown in the illustration, using four 1 1/4 x 1/4" stove bolts in each.
www.rco.on.ca /factsheet/fs_ee01.html   (674 words)

 Nest Aid: Barrel Nest Box   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Used barrels are readily available in the food industry and are for sale at some farm supply stores.
To position the 4 x 4s the barrel was placed against a wall in the position it would rest on the ground.
Two inch deck screws on which a washer was placed were then used from the inside of the barrel to secure the 4 x 4 to the barrel.
www.utm.edu /departments/ed/cece/idea/banestaid.shtml   (346 words)

 Smart Parts Freak Jr. Barrel Review / Reviews - pbreview.com
Barrel is newer, so it should be commonly available, both new and used.
This version is a two piece pressed barrel that has the AA back with the Freak Jr.
The barrel is also very accurate and it stays that way all year round.
www.pbreview.com /products/reviews/992   (955 words)

 rain barrel, RainBarrelUSA, harvest water for healthier flowers, shrubs, plants, rain barrels, barrell
The brass faucet is installed near the bottom of the barrel, allowing most of the water to be drained from the barrel, rather than just half were the faucet mounted in the center.
This rugged reconditioned 55 gallon rain barrel has a locking ring and lid to prevent children, pets and wildlife from entering the drum.
These recycled barrels will have variations in shape because they come from different manufacturers and will often show scuffmarks from their previous journeys.
www.rainbarrelusa.com   (555 words)

 Krieger Barrels, Inc. - Home
Krieger Barrels, Inc. manufactures precision single-point cut-rifled barrels in calibers ranging from 22RF through 4 Bore to the best target and custom rifle builders in the world.
While we do not manufacture complete rifles, we do make barrels for almost any need including competition rifles, high-grade sporting rifles, and ammunition lab test barrels.
Krieger Barrels are made for shooters by shooters.
www.kriegerbarrels.com   (180 words)

 Barrel Cactus Genus Ferocactus DesertUSA
Ferocactus, meaning "fierce or wild cactus,"are always cylindrical or barrel shaped and are usually among the largest cacti of the North American deserts.
Barrel cactus usually grow along desert washes, gravely slopes and beneath desert canyon walls in all of the hot desert of North America from the Mojave, Sonoran and Chihuahuan deserts of southern California, southern Arizona west to Texas and south into Baja, California and central Mexico.
Most barrel cactus have 1-1/2 to 2-1/2 inch yellow-green or red flowers growing in a crown near the top of the stem.
www.desertusa.com /mag99/june/papr/barrelcactus.html   (668 words)

 Maritime Barrel Racing Association   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
There are seven exhibitions in total, three runs of barrels at each.
Each day we have classes for barrel racing, pole bending, and down and back, and all three of these are run in five divisions: Open, Novice, Youth, Pony and Smallfry.
Novice is for riders with new or young horses, they can compete here until they have proved they can run with the open horses.
mbra.virtualave.net   (286 words)

 Rain Barrel Info and Sources for the Pacific Northwest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Households may buy multiple barrels; delivery charge is $5 each for additional barrels in the same order.
Recycled barrels (e.g., 55 gallon plastic drums) can often be obtained from the county's IMEX (Industrial Materials Exchange).
Be sure to determine what the barrels were used for previously: do not use toxic drums.
dnr.metrokc.gov /wlr/PI/rainbarrels.htm   (525 words)

 The Candy Barrel - Bloomsburg, PA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Nestled in Pennsylvania's Susquehanna Valley, The Candy Barrel is a charming candy store with a variety of old time candy favorites and nostalgic tins to the latest in gourmet truffles and chocolates.
Many of the chocolates are made on the premises using the finest ingredients and Dutch Chocolate.
Because of our fine chocolates, tins and other unique candies, our customers have requested they be sent to their friends throughout the U.S.A. We would like to cordially invite you to visit both our Web Site and Store.
www.candy-barrel.com   (136 words)

 Arcade Vault - Donkey Kong Barrel Maze Shockwave Game
Direct the barrel to the end of the maze and progress to the next level.
Use the arrow keys or the number pad to direct the barrel in the corresponding direction.
Many of the paths are on an angle and require you to use a combination of arrows to get you moving in the correct direction.
www.arcadevault.com /donkey_kong.html   (200 words)

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