Examples of tun in a Sentence
in olden days an English ship's capacity was measured by the number of tuns of wine it could hold
Recent Examples of tun from the Web
Stephen Lyons welds a leg onto at later tun inside the new Southern Tier and Victory brewery in South End.
Steam heats the cooking tun, which creates an even boil.
Forks clank down, sleeves roll up, and diners file into the abutting bodega to fill their glasses with cool, foamy sagardo straight from the 5,000-gallon tun.
The brewer then soaks the grist in a vat of hot water called the mash tun, which converts the starch into sugar.
Modern brewers pass the mash into a device called the mash/lauter tun for straining.
All the remaining grain falls to the bottom of the stainless steel tun, creating a grain bed through which the liquid passes on its way back to the mash kettle.
Its mash tun, a vessel used for converting grains into sugars, was a dairy chilling tank and its boil kettle had been used to make vodka.
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Origin and Etymology of tun
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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