imperial gallon


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imperial gallon

n
(Units) a formal name for gallon1

impe′rial gal′lon


n.
a British gallon equivalent to 1? U.S. gallons, or 277.42 cu. in.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.Imperial gallon - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters
British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit - a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet
bbl, barrel - any of various units of capacity; "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"
quart - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters
bushel - a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks
firkin - a British unit of capacity equal to 9 imperial gallons
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The speaker, and the schoolmaster, and the third grown person present, all backed a little, and swept with their eyes the inclined plane of little vessels then and there arranged in order, ready to have imperial gallons of facts poured into them until they were full to the brim.
Jebel Ali Operations Desalination Plant produces fresh water by thermal distillation, using waste steam exhausted from two free-energy driven back pressure steam turbines, and can produce up to 30 million imperial gallons (136,000 cu m) of fresh water per day, complemented by a 10 million imperial gallon reservoir.
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Muscat, Dec 14 (ONA) Dhofar International Development & Investment Holding SAOG (DIDIC) said in a statement published on Muscat Securities Market (MSM) website that a consortium of International Energy and Water Projects Company, Veolia and DIDIC won a contract to build a 25 million imperial gallons per day (MIGPD) water desalination plant in the Governorate of Dhofar using reverse osmosis (RO) technology.
Its current total capacity is 2,060 MW of electricity and 140 million imperial gallons of water per day (MIGD).
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