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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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The Tigers will open their defence of the BBL Championship on October 28 with a home game against the Glasgow Rocks.
Blake has wisely chosen to keep his counsel following Tuesday's BBL board meeting, but the sport's governing body have been quick to point out that he plays no part in the decision-making process.
Smith, who made the BBL team of the year along with clubmate Josh Gross, will be aiming to take out his frustration on Leicester Riders in this Saturday's BBL Play-offs semi-final at Birmingham's NIA.
In the BBL Cup, the Eagles go straight into the quarterfinals, where they will be at home to the winners of the Cheshire Jets/London Capitals first-round game.
The draft BBL is expected to be submitted to Congress upon the instructions of the President.
He was MVP in Jets' 93-82 BBL Championship Final success at Wembley Arena last April.
The Eagles claimed the BBL Trophy in March and the BBL Championship play-off title in May.
In response to a rapidly growing ambulatory care market segment, BBL refocused its efforts to provide facility planning solutions to doctors, hospitals and other healthcare providers.
ING Group has arrived at this decision when it had become clear that the board of directors of BBL, including the executive committee, would not support the terms ING Group had set for making a public offer.
Indeed, the March data gathered by the IEA point to an increase in OECD inventories of some 8mn bbl during a month that typically sees a fall of 12.
On the condition that it will first be able to obtain sufficient information and clarification of, among other things, an accounting nature, ING Group will decide, after having acquired the shares held by SBH Investments and Unipar, to make a voluntary public offer for all outstanding BBL shares.
Dralans' career at BBL has included service in Tokyo as well as in Singapore, where he was BBL's general manager from 1981 to 1986.