Definition of Barn

1. Noun. An outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals.

Specialized synonyms: Byre, Cow Barn, Cowbarn, Cowhouse, Cowshed, Tithe Barn
Generic synonyms: Farm Building
Terms within: Hayloft, Haymow, Mow

2. Noun. (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter.
Exact synonyms: B
Category relationships: Atomic Physics, Nuclear Physics, Nucleonics
Generic synonyms: Area Unit, Square Measure

Definition of Barn

1. n. A covered building used chiefly for storing grain, hay, and other productions of a farm. In the United States a part of the barn is often used for stables.

2. v. t. To lay up in a barn.

3. n. A child.

Definition of Barn

1. Noun. (agriculture) A building, often found on a farm, used for storage or keeping animals such as cattle. ¹

2. Noun. (context: nuclear physics) A unit of surface area equal to 10-28 square metres. ¹

3. Noun. (informal Canada ice hockey) An arena. ¹

4. Noun. (dialect parts of Northern England) A child. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Barn

1. to store in a barn (a large storage building) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Barn

1. Unit of area equal to 1x10^-24 square centimetres (or 1x10^-28 square metres). Commonly used in describing cross-sections of atomic, nuclear, and particle interactions. (see cross section). (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Barn

barmcake
barmcakes
barmcloth
barmcloths
barmecidal
barmen
barmie
barmier
barmiest
barmkin
barmkins
barmote
barmotes
barms
barmy
barn (current term)
barn-owl
barn burner
barn burners
barn dance
barn door
barn doors
barn find
barn finds
barn grass
barn millet
barn owl
barn owls
barn spider
barn star

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