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tun

 (tŭn)
n.
1. A large cask for liquids, especially wine.
2. A measure of liquid capacity, especially one equivalent to approximately 252 gallons (954 liters).

[Middle English, from Old English tunne, possibly of Celtic origin.]

tun

(tʌn)
n
1. a large beer cask
2. (Units) a measure of capacity, usually equal to 252 wine gallons
3. (Brewing) a cask used during the manufacture of beer
vb, tuns, tunning or tunned
(Brewing) (tr) to put into or keep in tuns
[Old English tunne; related to Old High German, Old Norse tunna, Medieval Latin tunna]

tun

(tʌn)

n., v. tunned, tun•ning. n.
1. a large cask for holding liquids, esp. wine, ale, or beer.
2. a measure of liquid capacity, usu. equivalent to 252 gallons.
v.t.
3. to put into or store in a tun or tuns.
[before 900; Middle English tunne, Old English, c. Old Frisian, Middle Dutch, Middle Low German tunne, tonne, late Old Norse tunna, perhaps all ultimately < early Medieval Latin tunna cask, of uncertain orig.]

Tun.

Tunisia.

Tun

 a large quantity—Johnson, 1755.
Examples: tun of bliss, 1603; of gold, 1603; of gracious health, 1447.

tun


Past participle: tunned
Gerund: tunning

Imperative
tun
tun
Present
I tun
you tun
he/she/it tuns
we tun
you tun
they tun
Preterite
I tunned
you tunned
he/she/it tunned
we tunned
you tunned
they tunned
Present Continuous
I am tunning
you are tunning
he/she/it is tunning
we are tunning
you are tunning
they are tunning
Present Perfect
I have tunned
you have tunned
he/she/it has tunned
we have tunned
you have tunned
they have tunned
Past Continuous
I was tunning
you were tunning
he/she/it was tunning
we were tunning
you were tunning
they were tunning
Past Perfect
I had tunned
you had tunned
he/she/it had tunned
we had tunned
you had tunned
they had tunned
Future
I will tun
you will tun
he/she/it will tun
we will tun
you will tun
they will tun
Future Perfect
I will have tunned
you will have tunned
he/she/it will have tunned
we will have tunned
you will have tunned
they will have tunned
Future Continuous
I will be tunning
you will be tunning
he/she/it will be tunning
we will be tunning
you will be tunning
they will be tunning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tunning
you have been tunning
he/she/it has been tunning
we have been tunning
you have been tunning
they have been tunning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tunning
you will have been tunning
he/she/it will have been tunning
we will have been tunning
you will have been tunning
they will have been tunning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tunning
you had been tunning
he/she/it had been tunning
we had been tunning
you had been tunning
they had been tunning
Conditional
I would tun
you would tun
he/she/it would tun
we would tun
you would tun
they would tun
Past Conditional
I would have tunned
you would have tunned
he/she/it would have tunned
we would have tunned
you would have tunned
they would have tunned

Tun

A unit of liquid capacity. One definition gives eight thirty-five-and-a-half-gallon barrels (252 gallons) per tun.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tun - a large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 galstun - a large cask especially one holding a volume equivalent to 2 butts or 252 gals
barrel, cask - a cylindrical container that holds liquids
Translations

tun

[tʌn] Ntonel m

tun

n (= cask)Fass nt