A measure of volume for petroleum products. One barrel is equivalent to 42 U.S. gallons.
A liquid-volume measure equal to 42 United States gallons at 60 degrees Fahrenheit; used in expressing quantities of petroleum-based products.
A unit of liquid volume measurement in the petroleum industry that equals 42 U.S. gallons for petroleum or natural gas liquid products, measured at 60 degrees Fahrenheit and at an equilibrium vapor pressure.
A measure for dry-goods-- Ale, 32 gallons Beer, 36 gallons Wine, 31.5 gallons Herring or Eels, 30 gallons fully packed Salmon, 42 gallons Butter, 256 lbs Soup, 280 lbs
For automotive barrel is same as carburetors. "2bbl." means that the carburetor has 2 barrels or fuel nozzles. A "4bbl." carburetor has 4 barrels, etc. The number of venturi determine the amount of fuel that the carburetor can supply. A 4bbl. carburetor can usually provide more fuel than a similar 2bbl. unit.
An outdated unit of volume measurement. An imperial barrel holds 36 imperial gallons (1 imperial gallon = 4.5 liters), or 1.63 hectoliters. A US barrel holds 31.5 US gallons (1 US gallon = 3.8 liters), or 1.17 hectoliters.
A barrel, 31 U.S. gallons, is the basic unit of measurement for commercial beer production. The kegs commonly sold to bars and consumers are 1/2 barrel and 1/4 barrel in capacity (hence the terms"1/2 Keg" and "1/4 Keg").
A cask containing 180 litres (47 Am. gallons)
Petroleum industry standard barrel. Equals 0.159 m3.
A wooden barrel, holding 55â€”60 gallons, used for aging, and sometimes fermenting, wine. Usually made of French or American oak.
A term refering to a cask in general. Barrel is also often used to refer specificaly to the traditional American type of cask with a capacity of about 180 l.
these stored butter, beer, fish, salt or wines (qv firkin).
A wooden container, generally made of oak, used for the storage, aging, shipping and occasionally fermenting of wines. The most common-sized barrel holds 55 gallons.
Barrel (US, petrol) is an American unit of capacity usually employed in the petroleum industry and trading in fuels (barell = 158.9872949 L).
A term used to describe the number of venturi (fuel nozzles) in a carburetor. A single barrel (1bbl) carburetor has a single venturi in which fuel and air can pass into an engine. A four barrel (4bbl) carburetor has four venturi (arranged in a square) in which fuel and air can pass into an engine. Four barrel carburetors usually consist of two primary and two secondary barrels. The primary barrels open during regular operation, while the secondaries open under heavy acceleration to increase the intake volume of air and fuel.
A measurement term that refers to 42 gallons of liquid at 60 degrees Fahrenheit (15.56 degrees Celsius).
A trading unit used in connection with the production of oil. One barrel equals 42 US gallons or approximately 159 litres. Abbreviation: bbl.
One US barrel equals two kegs or 31 gallons.
A term of measure referring to 42 gallons of liquid at 60o F. Base Rate A tariff term referring to ocean rate less accessorial charges, or simply the base tariff rate.
A unit of measure for oil and petroleum products that is equivalent to 40 U.S. gallons.
any of various units of capacity; "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"
a dry and liquid measurement that varies with substance
a large, wooden container
an incriment of measure, like the water meter outside your home
a standard unit of measure in the oil industry
a volume measure of forty-two United States gallons
1. A term sometimes applied to the cylinders in an engine. 2. A term used to refer to the number of throttle bores in a carburetor.
standard unit of measure for crude oil and refined products. A barrel is equal to 42 gallons ( not 55).
42 gallons, 5.615 cubic feet in volume.
This is the standard (commercial) liquid measurement for beer. One barrel (31 gallons) is equal to 119 liters of beer. A standard keg is 15.5 gallons; a pony keg is 7.75 gallons.
Unit of measure used in the oil industry and equal to 42 gallons.
A unit of measure for crude oil and oil products equal to 42 U.S. gallons; 158.98 litres.
A type of cask which holds approximately 180 litres. This is the standard size for maturing bourbon.
Is equal to 42 U.S. gallons. It serves as a volume standard for crude oil other petroleum products.
bbl A unit to measure beer production equal to 31 gallons. A keg is equal to a half barrel.
A volumetric unit of measure for crude oil and petroleum products, derived by the original use of spent whiskey barrels to hold oil in the 1800s. One barrel equals 42 U.S. gallons, equivalent to 158.978 litres. Abbreviation: "bbl."
A unit of meas- ure for oil and petroleum products that is equivalent to 42 U.S. gallons.
is a standard unit of volume. A US barrel is 31.5 gallons while a British barrel is 43.2 gallons.
Any wooden vessel of any capacity having bent sides and flat ends. It is synonymous with cask, barrique (Bordeaux) and fut (Burgundy). The first barrel was fabricated by the Celts. (See diagram.)
Common unit of measurement of liquids in the petroleum industry that equals 42 U.S. standard gallons or 35 imperial gallons.
(Bbl) A unit of volume for crude oil and petroleum products equal to 42 U.S. gallons.
Generally made from wood and hold approximately 55 gallons. Oak barrels are the most common to age wines and adds to the taste of the final product.
A unit of volume in oil production; one barrel equals 42 US gallons, 35 Imperial gallons, or approximately 159 litres. Abbreviated to "bbl."
standard measure of quantity for crude oil and petroleum products. Barrel, US barrel and standard barrel are all equal to 42 US gallons.
the unit for measuring volume of petroleum and its products; 1 barrel is equivalent to 42 US Gallons or approximately 35 Imperial Gallons or 159 litres
the American standard unit of measurement for oil. One barrel is 35 imperial gallons or 159 litres.
42 U.S. gallons (306 pounds of oil or 5.78 million BTU).
A unit of measurement used by brewers in some countries. In Britain, a barrel holds 36 imperial gallons (1 imperial gallon = 4.5 liters), or 1.63 hectoliters. In the United States, a barrel holds 31.5 US gallons (1 US gallon = 3.8 liters), or 1.17 hectoliters.
Volume unit corresponding to 159 liters. A barrel of oil corresponds to about 0.137 metric tons.
An English unit of measure for beer. A barrel of beer is equivalent to 31 gallons (117.4 l) By way of comparison, a barrel of oil is 55 gallons. Beer is not shipped by the barrel, however. The familiar full-sized keg is a half-barrel (15.5 gallons/58.7 l), and a "pony" keg is a quarter-barrel (7.75 gallons/29.3 l).
A barrel of beer is equal to two kegs, or 31 gallons.
A measurement used in the oil industry for a unit of volume of oil or oil products equivalent to 158.978 litres or 42 US gallons. Abbreviated to "bbl".
A volumetric unit of measurement equivalent to 42 U.S. gallons, 9,702 cubic inches, 5.6146 cubic feet, 34.9722 Canadian Imperial gallons, 158.99 liters, or .15899 cubic meters. It is the unit of measurement commonly used to measure oil production and oil reserves within the U.S.
(b or bbl) A standard unit of crude oil measurement, equivalent to approx. 159 liters, 0.137 tons, or 0.159 m3. bbl/d = barrels per day, mbbl/d = million barrels per day.
As the standard unit of measurement of liquids in the petroleum industry, it contains 42 U.S. standard gallons. Abbreviated to "bbl."
(of cement) A unit of weight for cement: 376 Ibs net, equivalent to 4 US bags of portland cement. The designation presently used is tons of cement.
42 US Gallons (approximately 159 litres). The traditional unit of measure of oil volume.
American term to identify the barrels for the maturing of whiskey. The various capacities are expressed in gallons U.S. where a gallon U.S. = lt. 3.785. The types of barrels are: quarter 27-33; american barrel 35-42; hogshead 60-70; butt 100-110.
A 58-gallon vessel made of wood and used for the aging of wines. A puncheon is a barrel of a larger size.
The standard unit of oil measurement in the U.S. oil industry. A barrel equals 42 U.S. gallons, or 159 liters. [In some countries oil is measured using the metric system: volumes in liters, or weights in metric tons.
A unit of liquid volume of petroleum oils equal to 42 U.S. gallons or approximately 35 Imperial gallons.
A unit of volume measurement used for petroleum and its products (7.3 barrels = 1 ton: 6.29 barrels = 1 cubic metre).
FERMENTED: Denotes wine that has been fermented in small casks (usually 55-gallon oak barrels) instead of larger tanks. Advocates believe that barrel fermentation contributes greater harmony between the oak and the wine, increases body and adds complexity, texture and flavor to certain wine types. Its liabilities are that more labor is required and greater risks are involved. It is mainly used for whites.
In the petroleum industry, a barrel is 42 U.S. gallons. One barrel of oil has an energy content of 5.8 million British thermal units. It takes one barrel of oil to make enough gasoline to drive an average car from Lincoln to Sydney and back (at 18 miles per gallon over the 688â€“mile round trip).
A unit of measure of the volume of liquid hydrocarbons equal to 42 U.S. gallons.
A unit of volume measurement used for petroleum and its products. 1 barrel = 42 U.S. gallons or 35 British gallons
Sometimes used as a generic term for a cask, but in the Scotch whisky industry a barrel is specifically a cask with an approximate capacity of 40 gallons (180 litres).
A unit of volume or weight, the U.S. petroleum value being 42 U.S. gallons (i.e., there are 42 U.S. gallons in a barrel of fuel oil). There are 6.7 barrels of Bunker C in a 2,240-pound ton.
A unit of volume; for petroleum, it equals 9702 cubic inches
A volumetric unit of measure for crude oil and petroleum products equivalent to 42 U.S. gallons (159 liters).
Standard unit in commercial brewing. U.S. barrel is 31.5 gallons; British barrel is 43.2 U.S. gallons. Abbreviation; bbl.
(bbl) measure of crude oil equal to 42 US gallons, 35 Imperial gallons or 159 litres. Takes its name because the first oil produced in the US was stored and transported in wooden barrels.
The standard measurement in the oil industry. A barrel of oil equals 42 U.S. gallons or 0.158987 m3. The measurement originates from the wooden barrels used to transport oil in the early days of oil production.
A volume measure for crude oil and petroleum products that is equal to 42 U.S. gallons. ethane. A simple hydrocarbon that is widely used as a feedstock in the petrochemical industry. propane. A component of natural gas liquids that is used for residential and industrial heating and to power propane-fuelled vehicles. butane. At ordinary atmospheric conditions, butane is a gas, but it is easily liquefied. It is one of the most useful liquefied petroleum gases and is widely used in gasoline blending and as a household fuel.+ Mixture of ethane, propane, butane and condensate.+ Mixture of propane, butane and condensate. + condensate. Liquid hydrocarbons produced with natural gas. Condensates are used in crude oil blending and as a refinery feedstock.
A unit of volume measure used for petroleum and refined products. 1 barrel = 42 U.S. gallons.
A unit of weight measure for Portland cement, equivalent to four bags or 376 pounds. See bag.
The common unit for measuring petroleum. One barrel contains approximately 159 litres.
Petroleum barrel. A unit of measure for crude oil and oil products equal to 42 U.S. gallons.
A varying unit of dry or liquid measure, ranging from about 86.5 to 105 quarts of dry measure, and from 31 to 42 gallons of liquid measure. Abbreviated bbl. The cylindrical body of a tank vehicle.