Associations to the word «Gallon»


GALLON, noun. A unit of volume, equivalent to eight pints
GALLON, noun. (British) (Canadian) exactly 4.54609 liters; an imperial gallon
GALLON, noun. (US) 231 cubic inches or approximately 3.785 liters for liquids (a "U.S. liquid gallon")
GALLON, noun. (US) one-eighth of a U.S. bushel or approximately 4.405 liters for dry goods (a "U.S. dry gallon").
GALLON, noun. (in the plural) (informal) A large quantity (of any liquid).

Dictionary definition

GALLON, noun. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters.
GALLON, noun. A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters.

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