Definition of Gun barrel

1. Noun. A tube through which a bullet travels when a gun is fired.

Exact synonyms: Barrel
Group relationships: Gun
Generic synonyms: Tube, Tubing



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gun Barrel

gumshoe
gumshoed
gumshoeing
gumshoes
gumtree
gumtrees
gumweed
gumweeds
gumwood
gumwoods
gun
gun-brig
gun-brigs
gun-shy
gun-sight
gun barrel (current term)
gun carriage
gun carriages
gun case
gun chamber
gun club
gun clubs
gun control
gun cotton
gun deck
gun dog
gun dogs
gun down
gun emplacement
gun enclosure

Literary usage of Gun barrel

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"Brown Вея« means brown barrel. TV barrels were browned to keep them í-.чп rusting. (Dutch, but. a gun-barrel; ! ..."

2. Echoes from the Rocky Mountains: Reminiscences and Thrilling Incidents of by John Wesley Clampitt (1888)
"Directly west from Greeley runs the famous "gun-barrel road," pointing straight to Long's Peak, ... Over this "gun-barrel road," on your way to Long's Peak, ..."

3. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1849)
"The middle part of the gun-barrel is filled with 400 grammes or more of iron turnings, harpsichord wire, and iron filings (filings alone stop up the tube ..."

4. Elements of Chemistry by John Lee Comstock (1853)
"Nearly fill a gun-barrel with iron turnings, the cleaner and brighter the better. Then place the barrel across a furnace, as shown by Fig, 72, and attach to ..."

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