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

    Etymology: From galon, galun, ultimately from galleta.

  2. gallon(Noun)

    exactly 4.54609 liters; an imperial gallon

    Etymology: From galon, galun, ultimately from galleta.

  3. gallon(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From galon, galun, ultimately from galleta.

  4. gallon(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From galon, galun, ultimately from galleta.

  5. gallon(Noun)

    A large quantity (of any liquid).

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

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [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. Andre Diefendorf:

    This happened whengas pricesgot above $4, almost $5 a gallon. We had probably three tanks that were attacked out here.

  2. David Pilgrim:

    If you don't know how much a gallon of milk costs, then you probably don't understand the person who can't afford the milk.

  3. Stephen Schondelmeyer:

    If gas [ prices ] increased from 1993 to 2019 at the rate of H.P. Acthar, gas today would cost $ 1,300 a gallon.

  4. Robert X. Cringely, InfoWorld magazine:

    If the automobile had followed the same development cycle as the computer, a Rolls-Royce would today cost $100, get a million miles per gallon, and explode once a year, killing everyone inside.

  5. Chief Executive Officer Mike Jackson:

    It's a Goldilocks period where you have this unbelievable alignment, we have genuine demand based on the (high) age of vehicles in America, 11.5 years now, unbelievable new products from the manufacturers, great financing available and gasoline at, who would have thought it, $2.50 a gallon.

Images & Illustrations of gallon

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