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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 plant will provide a daily minimum output of 2,500 megawatts of electricity and 125 million imperial gallons (568.5 litres) of water, said a statement by the state body.
Located at Umm Al Houl 15km south of Doha, the project will also include a desalination plant 130 million imperial gallons per day (590,000 m3/d) desalination plant.
GDF Suez will oversee the building and operations of the plant, which will have a capacity to produce 1600MW of power and 52.5mn imperial gallons of desalinated water (238,665m 3 ) per day.
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