Hay 2 definiciones de barn en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

barn 1

Saltos de línea: barn

sustantivo

1A large farm building used for storing grain, hay, or straw or for housing livestock.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Also within the wall would have been a well, latrines, a chapel, workshops, barns, pens for livestock, hen houses and perhaps other outbuildings.
  • On the way to the working farm, they marvel at the bucolic scene - rolling hills with acres of corn and soybean fields, the green pastures interspersed with barns and farm houses.
  • Clean livestock barns have fewer fly problems.
Sinónimos
outbuilding, shed, outhouse, shelter;
stable, mews, stall, pound, sty, coop;
SW English linhay
archaic grange, garner
1.1North American A large shed used for storing road or railway vehicles.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • One barn featured rapid transit cars that were awaiting some restoration.
  • ALL Santa wants for Christmas is a new barn, shed or stable for his sleigh.
  • In the car barn we saw numbers 2002 through 6 in various stages of build.
1.2A large and uninviting building: a great barn of a pub
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It was a great barn of a place with a cement floor, fibreboard partitions and windows only at the extreme river end.
  • If you're not enlightened, Savemart is this big second-hand barn of a store nestled in the industrial sprawl of northern Te Rapa.
  • He had a whole room of metal-working equipment, a room full of wood-working equipment, and this huge barn of a room for electronics.

Origen

Old English bern, berern, from bere 'barley' + ern, ærn 'house'.

Más
  • A barn was originally a place for storing barley (Old English), the word coming from Old English from bere ‘barley’ and ern ‘house’. In the 1940s barn started to be used in particle physics as a unit of areas. It is apparently from the phrase as big as a barn door, a long established measure of size.

Palabras que riman con barn

Abadan, Abidjan, adhan, Amman, Antoine, Arne, Aswan, Avon, Azerbaijan, Baltistan, Baluchistan, Bantustan, Bhutan, Dagestan, darn, dewan, Farne, guan, Hahn, Hanuman, Hindustan, Huascarán, Iban, Iran, Isfahan, Juan, Kazakhstan, khan, Koran, Kurdistan, Kurgan, Kyrgyzstan, macédoine, Mahon, maidan, Marne, Michoacán, Oman, Pakistan, pan, Pathan, Qumran, Rajasthan, Shan, Siân, Sichuan, skarn, soutane, Sudan, Tai'an, t'ai chi ch'uan, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Taklimakan, tarn, Tatarstan, Tehran, Tenochtitlán, Turkestan, Turkmenistan, tzigane, Uzbekistan, Vientiane, yarn, Yinchuan, yuan, Yucatán

Compartir esta entrada

 

Hay 2 definiciones de barn en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

barn 2 Saltos de línea: barn
(abbreviation: b)

sustantivo

Physics
A unit of area, 10−28 square metres, used especially in particle physics.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • While the barn is not an SI unit, it is accepted (although discouraged) for use with the SI.
  • The barn is typically used to measure the cross section for nuclear reactions.
  • Cross-sections are measured in barns, 10-28 m2.

Origen

1940s: apparently from the phrase as big as a barn door.

Más
  • A barn was originally a place for storing barley (Old English), the word coming from Old English from bere ‘barley’ and ern ‘house’. In the 1940s barn started to be used in particle physics as a unit of areas. It is apparently from the phrase as big as a barn door, a long established measure of size.

Compartir esta entrada

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium