barreled barreled  /ˈbæ rəld/


  1. (adj) put in or stored in a barrel
  2. (adj) (of an arrow) tapered toward both ends



  1. In Salt Lake City, Utah, on a block known informally as Welfare Square, stands a 15-barreled silo filled with wheat: 19 million lbs.
  2. A train barreled over Joseph Hewins' body on a wintry evening in 1845 in the Massachusetts Berkshires.
  3. No less a killer than AIDS will back off at least a bit when it's hit with a double-barreled blast of belief.


  1. Southern California home prices up 25% over last May

    Southern California’s housing recovery barreled forward last month, pushing prices and sales to levels not seen in years as buyers faced stiff competition during the spring home buying season.        
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Cameron man hit and killed by train

    An investigation continued Monday into the suicide of a 39-year-old Cameron man whom authorities said laid down across tracks as a train barreled toward him.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Bryan-College Station Eagle

  3. Man behind NSA leak knew the risks involved

    He called me BRASSBANNER, a code name in the double-barreled style of the National Security Agency, where he worked in the signals intelligence directorate.Verax was the name he chose for himself, "truth teller" in Latin. I asked him early on, wi...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Charleston Daily Mail


  1. "It wasn't an issue of throwing strikes, it was throwing strikes that wandered over the middle of the plate," Boston manager Terry Francona said. "They barreled up a lot of balls tonight."
    on Aug 22, 2009 By: Terry Francona Source: New York Daily News

  2. "I can't complain," Jones said. "I barreled two balls, just right at guys. That's baseball. Sometimes they fall in for you and sometimes they don't. But I'm very pleased with how I was swinging the bat."
    on Sep 30, 2007 By: Chipper Jones Source: Dallas Morning News

  3. "That's the first ball I've ever hit hard off him," Huff said. "I finally barreled one. I thought it was going out when I hit it."
    on Aug 14, 2007 By: Aubrey Huff Source: USA Today

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