barrel-shaped


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barrel-shaped

adj
having the shape of a barrel
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Adj.1.barrel-shaped - having the general shape of a barrelbarrel-shaped - having the general shape of a barrel
circular, round - having a circular shape
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It was not until one of these creatures wriggled on to a sand-bank within a few hundred yards of us, and exposed a barrel-shaped body and huge flippers behind the long serpent neck, that Challenger, and Summerlee, who had joined us, broke out into their duet of wonder and admiration.
Sand fleas have a barrel-shaped body and a tough shell, and it can hold its legs close to its body, allowing it to roll in the tidal currents and waves.
All the spirit of the Big Bang in a barrel-shaped watch: such is the new Spirit of Big Bang Tourbillon 42mm and its carbon-fibre case with black or blue occlusions.
With its flat spreading branches, barrel-shaped cones, dark-green needle rosettes and aromatic fragrance, the sweet-scented cedar is a luxuriant link between Renfrewshire's most beautiful country estates and the Old Testament world.
The mounting bracket allows for significant windage adjustments while also providing some measure of elevation adjustment via the bracket and barrel-shaped rest attachment.
Lee designed barrel-shaped plant shelves equipped with an automatic indoor lighting system and sprinklers to accelerate growth.
During its introduction, Samsung noted that its Bixby speaker combines "amazing sound and elegant design." Some may say that it somehow resembles the barrel-shaped HomePod.
4 Once the beetroot has cooled, peel the skin off, leaving the beetroot as "barrel-shaped" as you can.
The Pickle Barrel House Museum in Grand Marais is a barrel-shaped cottage that was built in 1926 as a summer home for author/illustrator William Donahey and his wife, author Mary Dickerson Donahey.
To do that, the funicular features high-tech carriages with hydraulically controlled floors so that passengers in the barrel-shaped cars are able to remain upright as the train travels up the Alpine slopes outside Lake Lucerne.
The barrel-shaped carriages adjust their floors so passengers can still stand upright even as they climb towards the Alpine plateau at inclines of up to 110 per cent.