What does gallon mean?

Definitions for gallon
ˈgæl əngal·lon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gallon, gal(noun)

    United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters

  2. gallon, Imperial gallon, congius(noun)

    a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters

Wiktionary

  1. gallon(Noun)

    A unit of volume, equivalent to eight pints

  2. gallon(Noun)

    exactly 4.54609 liters; an imperial gallon

  3. gallon(Noun)

    231 cubic inches or approximately 3.785 liters for liquids (a "U.S. liquid gallon")

  4. gallon(Noun)

    one-eighth of a U.S. bushel or approximately 4.405 liters for dry goods (a "U.S. dry gallon").

  5. gallon(Noun)

    A large quantity (of any liquid).

    The pipe burst and gallons of water flooded into the kitchen.

  6. Origin: From galon, galun, ultimately from galleta.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gallon(noun)

    a measure of capacity, containing four quarts; -- used, for the most part, in liquid measure, but sometimes in dry measure

  2. Origin: [OF galon, jalon, LL. galo, galona, fr. galum a liquid measure; cf. F. jale large bowl. Cf. Gill a measure.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Gallon

    gal′un, n. the standard measure of capacity=4 quarts. [O. Fr. galun, galon, jalon; app. cog. with Fr. jale, a bowl.]

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How to say gallon in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallon in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gallon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of gallon in a Sentence

  1. George Smith Patton, Jr.:

    A pint of sweat, saves a gallon of blood.

  2. George S. Patton:

    A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.

  3. Ron Davis ':

    He takes it in five-gallon containers, so it's a lot less bottling.

  4. Assad Volcy:

    We are asking for gasoline prices to be reduced to 100 gourdes ($2) a gallon.

  5. Lamar Alexander:

    I need to know the price of a gallon of milk and a dozen eggs. I need to know right now.

Images & Illustrations of gallon

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