barn barn  /ˈbɑrn/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed and housing farm animals
  2. (n) (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective circular area that one particle presents to another as a target for an encounter

Usage(s):

  1. On a Sunday spin in the country, one of the scenic delights used to be the handsomely weather-beaten, quaintly dilapidated barns that lined rural roads.
  2. The farther down Maine you go, the more rarely you see nudes in barns.
  3. Generally, what's on the barn floor is not something I want in a glass.

News

  1. Woodbine barn under quarantine after filly's death

    ETOBICOKE, Ontario – Woodbine’s Barn 1 was under a voluntary quarantine Tuesday, pending the results of a necropsy on a filly who died in her stall Monday morning.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form

  2. Barn, chicks lost in fire at game farm

    Officials say a fire at a game farm and hunt club in Waukesha County has destroyed a barn and killed thousands of pheasant chicks. The fire at the Wern Valley Pheasant Farm in the Town of Genessee started shortly before 3 a.m. Tuesday, destroyed one barn and damaged another. WISN-TV reports at least 20 area fire departments responded to the five-alarm fire. The farm's owner says heaters were ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WISC-TV Madison

  3. Barn, Chicks Lost in Waukesha Co. Game Farm Fire

    Officials say a fire at a game farm and hunt club in Waukesha County has destroyed a barn and killed thousands of pheasant chicks.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: WSAW Wausau

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Quotes

  1. "This horse was no way in any shape or form lame," Desormeaux said. "He was probably just tired and I thought in this horse's best interest, let's just get him back to the barn and recharge his batteries."
    on Jun 7, 2006 By: Kent Desormeaux Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  2. "They're dangerous and they keep coming at you," Torre said about his old team. "There's no soft spot in that lineup, so you don't count your chickens until you can get 'em all in the barn. Unfortunately, we came up a little short."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Joe Torre Source: The Associated Press

  3. "The race took its toll, but when he got back to the barn ...... he was great -- that's the heart he's got," Zito said.
    on Apr 19, 2008 By: Nick Zito Source: ESPN

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