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Barrel

A container holding approximately 159 liters of liquid. Barrels are extremely important in international commerce, as they measure the volume of crude oil, one of the world's most important commodities.
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Barrel chest, where the ribcage stays partially expanded because air can't escape from the lungs.
Suddenly from the middle of a huddle of henchmen, all dressed up in matching adidas tracksuits, a squat, burly little figure emerged imperiously, his barrel chest puffed out as he strutted through throngs of the world's press towards his seat at the top table.
We love his strong hairline, we love his barrel chest, we love his alpha male jewellery.
Newman had one strangely high shoulder and a barrel chest - a typical result of a polio victim's need for air - but few seemed to notice.
Bradbury controlled Adam Barrett's ball with his barrel chest before swivelling to volley past Neil Alexander from 25 yards.
He's got a barrel chest, designer stubble and a twinkle in his eye.
He cocked his head and raised a theatric eyebrow, his barrel chest a swivel to his entire frame.
A phlegmy cough that comes and goes at first then becomes persistent Bronchitis - chest infections start in winter then become more frequent Breathlessness Wheezing Tight chest Barrel chest, where the ribcage stays partially expanded because air can't escape from the lungs.
Arms windmilling furiously and barrel chest all puffed out, Dick Advocaat did more than win a token trophy at the Stade Louis II as he collected a Super Cup to add to the big one he lifted in Manchester in May.