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barreling meaning

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    Definition of barreling in English Dictionary

  • NounBFbarrelPLbarrelsSUF-ling
    1. (mechanical engineering) A defect in which a testpiece is deformed into a barrel-like shape.
    2. VerbBFbarrelSGbarrelsPRbarrellingPT, PPbarrelledPT, PPbarreled
      1. present participle of barrel.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Its cold hammer-forged barrel is beyond accurate, and the ergonomic grip is all it takes to stay steady in awkward shooting positions or when shooting weak-handed.
          • They kept a barrel to store rainwater that has run off the roof.
          • They must really have been scraping the bottom of the barrel if they couldn't find a better design than that.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • The cellar was a bareish room containing a long shelf and a few wine barrels.
          • If you want to keep using that rifle, you'll have to rebore the barrel.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Participles
                • Present participles
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          Meaning of barreling for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "barreling" is a noun, more specifically, a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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