barn /ˈbɑrn/ 名詞
Barn n. A covered building used chiefly for storing grain, hay, and other productions of a farm. In the United States a part of the barn is often used for stables.
Barn owl Zool., an owl of Europe and America (Aluco flammeus, or Strix flammea), which frequents barns and other buildings.
Barn swallow Zool., the common American swallow (Hirundo horreorum), which attaches its nest of mud to the beams and rafters of barns.
Barn, v. t. To lay up in a barn. [Obs.]
Men . . . often barn up the chaff, and burn up the grain. --Fuller.
Barn, n. A child. See Bairn. [Obs.]
n 1: an outlying farm building for storing grain or animal feed
and housing farm animals
2: (physics) a unit of nuclear cross section; the effective
circular area that one particle presents to another as a
target for an encounter [syn: b]
a storehouse (Deut. 28:8; Job 39:12; Hag. 2:19) for grain, which
was usually under ground, although also sometimes above ground