tumbling barrel


Definition of tumbling barrel

: a revolving cask in which objects or materials undergo a process (such as drying or polishing) by being whirled about

First Known Use of tumbling barrel

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tumbling barrel was circa 1890

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“Tumbling barrel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tumbling%20barrel. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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