Definition of Casks. Meaning of Casks. Synonyms of Casks

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Definition of Casks

Cask
Cask Cask, n. [Sp. casco potsherd, skull, helmet, prob. fr. cascar to break, fr. L. Quassure to break. Cf. Casque, Cass.] 1. Same as Casque. [Obs.] 2. A barrel-shaped vessel made of staves headings, and hoops, usually fitted together so as to hold liquids. It may be larger or smaller than a barrel. 3. The quantity contained in a cask. 4. A casket; a small box for jewels. [Obs.] --Shak.
Cask
Cask Cask, v. t. To put into a cask.

Meaning of Casks from wikipedia

- containers, called casks. Casks are available in several sizes, and it is common to refer to "a firkin" or "a kil" (kilderkin) instead of a cask. The modern...
- "The Cask of Amontillado" (sometimes spelled "The Casque of Amontillado" [a.mon.ti.ˈʝa.ðo]) is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, first published in the...
- Peripheral plasma membrane protein CASK is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CASK gene. This gene is also known by several other names: CMG 2...
- served without the use of extraneous carbon dioxide". Cask-conditioned beers (also called cask ale) and bottle conditioned beers are often referred to...
- Cask strength (also known as barrel proof/barrel strength) is a term used by whiskey (also spelled whisky – viz., the Scots spell it whisky, while the...
- keystone is a small wooden or plastic ****ing used in ale casks. For some years wooden casks have been effectively obsolete, with the majority now being...
- storage pool before being moved to dry casks. The industry norm is about 10 years. The NRC describes the dry casks used in the US as "designed to resist...
- 5% a.b.v. before it is placed in casks to mature. The "new-make spirit", or unaged whisky, is then placed in oak casks to mature. By law, all Scotch whisky...
- A cask breather (sometimes called a cask aspirator) is a type of demand valve used to serve draught beer. The cask breather enables the empty space created...
- Capacities of wine casks were formerly measured and standardised according to a specific system of English units. The various units were historically...
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