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/ˈgalən/,
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gallons, plural;
  1. A unit of volume for liquid measure equal to four quarts, in particular

  2. Equivalent to 3.79 liters

  3. (also used for dry measure) Equivalent to 4.55 liters

  4. A large volume
    • - gallons of fake blood

  1. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
  2. The gallon is a measure of volume approximately equal to four litres. Historically it has had many different definitions, but there are three definitions in current use. In United States customary units there are the liquid (≈ 3.79 L) and the lesser used dry (≈ 4.4 L) gallons. ...
  3. The Scots gallon was a Scottish unit of measurement of liquids that was in use from at least 1661, (possibly 15th century), until the mid 19th century. It was approximately three times larger than an Imperial gallon that was adopted in 1824.
  4. (Gallons (US)) The United States customary system (also called American system or, sometimes, "English units") is the most commonly used system of measurement in the United States. It is similar but not identical to the British Imperial units. The U.S. ...
  5. A unit of volume, equivalent to eight pints; exactly 4.54609 liters; an imperial gallon; 231 cubic inches or approximately 3.785 liters for liquids (a "U.S. liquid gallon"); one-eighth of a U.S. bushel or approximately 4.405 liters for dry goods (a "U.S. ...
  6. (gallons () U.S.)                liters                         3.79
  7. A unit of volume. A U.S. gallon has 231 cubic inches or 3.785 liters.
  8. Slang for the maximum transmitter power authorized for ham radio operators.
  9. From the Measures of Capacity FAQ: U.K.: "...for ale 282 cu in; for wine 231 cu in" (Conner, p 364) Note that the 231 cu in wine gallon is identical to the U.S. gallon. This was the legal size of the gallon as established under Queen Anne in 1707. Also, the 282 cu in ale gallon is 1. ...
  10. A volumetric measure equal to 4 quarts (231 cubic inches) used to measure fuel oil. One barrel equals 42 gallons.
  11. 4 quarts = 3.78 liters = 231 cubic inches = 8.34 pounds of water.
  12. A liquid measure equivalent to about 4.5 litres.
  13. Unit measurement of volume, most commonly used for fuel such as petrol, paraffin, oil or diesel. It was made up of eight pints. The metric equivalent is about 4.5 litres.
  14. measures. A gallon is a liquid measure, containing two hundred and thirty-one cubic inches, or four quarts.
  15. n. 1. A gallon plus 25%. This means a pint is an enormous 20 ounces. This fact puts a whole new meaning on pint of.
  16. Because the gallon, quart, and pint differ in the United States and the United Kingdom, the use of this unit and term is generally discouraged for scientific purposes. An imperial gallon equals 1.200 95 U.S. gallons. One U.S. gallon equals 3.785 x 10^-3 cubic meter.
  17. A unit of measure equal to four quarts or 128 fluid ounces.
  18. Unit of volume. Imperial gallon (UK) = 4.546 litres. US gallon = 231 inch^3 (=3×7×11) = 3.785 litres.