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gal·lon

 (găl′ən)
n.
1. Abbr. gal.
a. A unit of volume in the US Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to 4 quarts (3.785 liters).
b. A unit of volume in the British Imperial System, used in liquid and dry measure, equal to 4 quarts (4.546 liters). See Table at measurement.
2.
a. A container with a capacity of one gallon.
b. The contents of such a container.

[Middle English, a liquid measure, from Old North French galon.]

gallon

(ˈɡælən)
n
1. (Units) Also called: imperial gallon Brit a unit of capacity equal to 277.42 cubic inches. 1 Brit gallon is equivalent to 1.20 US gallons or 4.55 litres
2. (Units) US a unit of capacity equal to 231 cubic inches. 1 US gallon is equivalent to 0.83 imperial gallon or 3.79 litres
3. (plural) great quantities
[C13: from Old Northern French galon (Old French jalon), perhaps of Celtic origin]

gal•lon

(ˈgæl ən)

n.
a common unit of capacity in English-speaking countries, equal to four quarts, the U.S. standard gallon being equal to 231 cubic inches (3.7853 liters), and the British imperial gallon to 277.42 cubic inches (4.546 liters). Abbr.: gal.
[1250–1300; < Old North French galon, derivative from base of Medieval Latin gallēta jug, bucket]

gal·lon

(găl′ən)
A unit of volume or capacity used for measuring liquids, equal to 4 quarts (3.79 liters). See Table at measurement.

gallon

(gal) A unit of liquid volume equal to eight pints. The US and UK gallons should not be confused: 1UK gal = 1.2 US gal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gallon - United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 litersgallon - United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
United States liquid unit - a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
quart - a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon
bbl, barrel - any of various units of capacity; "a barrel of beer is 31 gallons and a barrel of oil is 42 gallons"
2.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
Translations
غالون
galon
gallon
gallona
gallon
gallon
ežeraigalonaskibirai
galons
galón
galona

gallon

[ˈgælən] Ngalón m (Brit = 4,546 litros; US = 3,785 litros) IMPERIAL SYSTEM

gallon

[ˈgælən] n [water, oil] → gallon m 8 pints; BRIT = 4.543 l; US = 3.785 l

gallon

nGallone f

gallon

[ˈgælən] ngallone m (Brit=4,55 litri; Am=3,79 litri)

gallon

(ˈgӕlən) noun
a measure for liquids, eight pints (in Britain, 4.546 litres; in the United States, 3.785 litres).
gallons (of)
(loosely) a large amount (of something liquid). The children drank gallons of orange juice.
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