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  • n. Plural form of tun.


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  • I have called tuns of apartments for a while now and wondered if anyone knew of one piticularly and could give me the name or number for the office?

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  • It was an estimate of a ship’s capacity, in terms of the number of very large casks of wine or water, called tuns, that she could carry.

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  • Since wine was shipped in "tuns" that each held 8 barrels or about 242 gallons, a ship that could carry 8,000 wine barrels was considered a 1,000-tun ship.

  • This tuns out to cost your company roughly $800,000 per month when the defective circuit boards are put aside and recycled.

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  • You are looney tuns if you think Ike could have “decided”

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  • Allegations (unfounded, as it tuns out) that British university researchers cooked climate data in an excess of environmental correctness haven't helped.

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  • (Thirteen baktuns, zero katuns, zero tuns, zero uinals, zero kins in the Maya notation) corresponds to the year 3114 B.C. (give or take a year) in our current Julian-Gregorian calendar?

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  • Many folks made their own, and hardware stores stocked copper tubing and mash tuns to help them along.


  • But, she later explains, her job—to measure out precise portions of the three algae concoctions that are bubbling in tall plastic tuns in an adjacent room and feed them to her tiny charges—requires her total focus.


  • No, these are antique brewing tuns, left in place after an intensive restoration effort turned the building that houses them, the former Wielemans-Ceuppens brewery, from a crumbling ruin into the city's most vital art museum.

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