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Meaning of "oil drum" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OIL DRUM

oil drum play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OIL DRUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Oil drum is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES OIL DRUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of oil drum in the English dictionary

The definition of oil drum in the dictionary is a metal drum used to contain or transport oil.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OIL DRUM

oil beetle
oil cake
oil change
oil colour
oil cooler
oil deposits
oil drill
oil embargo
oil filter
oil find
oil gauge
oil hardening
oil industry
oil installation
oil lamp
oil level
oil men
oil minister
oil of cloves
oil of turpentine

WORDS THAT END LIKE OIL DRUM

bass drum
bongo drum
brake drum
conga drum
conundrum
drum
eardrum
epidendrum
humdrum
kettledrum
panjandrum
side drum
snare drum
striped drum
the drum
Trivandrum
winding drum

Synonyms and antonyms of oil drum in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «oil drum» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OIL DRUM

Find out the translation of oil drum to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of oil drum from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «oil drum» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

油桶
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tambor de aceite
570 millions of speakers

English

oil drum
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तेल के ड्रम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

طبل النفط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

масло барабан
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tambor de óleo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তেলের ড্রাম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

baril de pétrole
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gendang minyak
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ölfass
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

石油ドラム缶
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

오일 드럼
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lenga drum
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trống dầu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எண்ணெய் டிரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तेल ड्रम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yağ varili
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tamburo di petrolio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

bęben olej
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

масло барабан
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

butoi de ulei
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τύμπανο πετρελαίου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

olie drom
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

oljefat
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

oljefat
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of oil drum

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OIL DRUM»

The term «oil drum» is regularly used and occupies the 94.015 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OIL DRUM» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «oil drum» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «oil drum» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about oil drum

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OIL DRUM»

Discover the use of oil drum in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to oil drum and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Field Guide to American Windmills
The Oil Drum windmill, which became most common during the hard years of the Great Depression, answered this last demand — cheapness of construction. Many farmers in the Dust Bowl, after suffering year after year of bad crops and low ...
T. Lindsay Baker, 1985
2
Popular Mechanics
All that is needed to make this close cousin to a Chinese oven is a 35 or 55-gal. oil drum, some small wheels or large casters to provide mobility, and an asbestos -lined box of heavy sheet metal to serve as a firebox. Necessary adjuncts are a ...
3
Popular Mechanics
HaKin SECTIONAL VIEW WITH DESI5NED PIECE APPLIED 18-GAUSE COPPER OR. Simple Mounting for 15-Gal. Oil Drum Makes Dispensing Easy and Prevents Waste Tripod Drill That Was Converted into a Power Hammer and ...
4
Pond Construction for Freshwater Fish Culture: Building ...
45 How to move earth with an oil drum scraper 1. A scraper is a piece of equipment, usually animal drawn, which fills with earth as it is moving. When full, the earth is transported over a short distance and dumped. This device is particularly ...
James F. Muir, 1995
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Popular Mechanics
Good Heating Stove Made from an Old Oil Drum Oil Drum Makes Good Stove In a general store of a small town, the proprietor uses an empty oil drum as a stove. The drum was first cleaned thoroughly inside and then mounted horizontally on ...
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Popular Mechanics
Used car parts and a 55-gai oil drum are the principal units of this motor- driven mixer, which is used for mixing concrete, dry and moist feeds, and for dusting seed grains for fungus diseases Zdut&uL /?. P>UILT with metal runners cut from an ...
7
Creating Game Art for 3D Engines
TEXTURING THE OIL DRUM ONTHECD The oil drum will be our first textured model. As you recall, we unwrapped the sides of this model with a Cylindrical map and separated the top and bottom faces of the model with a Planar map.
Brad Strong, 2008
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Popular Science
Oil drum on stilts makes barbecue grill Cut out and hinge most of one side of a 55 -gallon oil drum, fit in a grill, and you're ready to play back-yard chef. When you're through, you fold the lid back to shield the grill from rain. The drum itself is ...
9
Popular Science
An Oil-Drum Trash Burner Serves Use it the year 'round to dispose of burnable trash, and dump the TT'S small sport to stand over an open -*- bonfire of trash on a sweltering day, watching for flying sparks. You can make a safe, king-size ...
10
Sahara: A Dirk Pitt Adventure
The torch was applied, the trigger mechanism was unleashed, and the second oil drum was on its way. This one struck a few meters in front of the rear tank, bounced, and then rolled underneath and between the treads before exploding.
Clive Cussler, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OIL DRUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term oil drum is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Meriden firefighters respond to fire near former Jacoby's building
MERIDEN — The fire department extinguished an oil drum that was on fire behind the former Jacoby's Restaurant Wednesday afternoon, ... «Meriden Record-Journal, Jul 15»
2
Fireball shoots from Three Holes blaze
Mr Scotney said: “A fire ball was 60ft high after a the lid blow off the oil drum. “We could see the smoke from the fire as we left Downham station. «Lynn News, Jul 15»
3
ON THE WATER: SA can have nukes or the ANC, not both
... operators bury the hot waste, which has a half-life hundreds of thousands of years beyond the time it takes to corrode a hole into an oil drum. «BDlive, Jul 15»
4
Bathtubs on wheels race through Berlin
Other entries included a steel shark, an old-timey bicycle with a tub attached and a painted oil drum. The winners from Berlin's water utility ... «Delmarva Daily Times, Jul 15»
5
EPA asks McConnelsville for oil clean-up
According to Mayor Finley, one concern was an oil drum that had the lid knocked off. The barrel had been used to store some old oil filters. «Morgan County Herald, Jul 15»
6
Oil Price Crash of 2014 / 15 Update
Figure 2 The supply and demand curves are based on a model first proposed by Phil Hart in an Oil Drum post from 2009 (link no longer ... «OilVoice, Jul 15»
7
BREAKING: Rugby chef guilty of murdering estranged wife
... car matched the DNA profile of Miss Cover, as did traces of dilute blood on his boots and on a knife found in an oil drum in his garage. «Coventry Telegraph, Jul 15»
8
Summer programs bring fun to area
Smith Quinn said firefighters and families will participate in games where they race to see who can fill an oil drum the fastest with water. «The Register Star, Jul 15»
9
St. Thomas First Nations artist Kevin Lamure's sculpture illustrates …
When paired with the oil drum, Lamure said the sculpture becomes a biting critique of environmental exploitation. “It (oil) is destroying all that ... «St. Thomas Times-Journal, Jul 15»
10
Amazon Prime Day Fails to Impress
So far, I've bought an oil drum of mayonnaise from today's #PrimeDay sale! — Lord Baphomet (@BaphometOKC) July 15, 2015 ... «PC Magazine, Jul 15»

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