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verb [intransitive] informal     barrel pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlebarrelling or barreling
past tensebarrelled or barreled
past participlebarrelled or barreled
  1. to move very quickly in a deliberate or determined way
    barrel down/into/through etc.:

    David was barreling down the hall toward her.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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