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Definition of Gallons

Gallon
Gallon Gal"lon, n. [OF galon, jalon, LL. galo, galona, fr. galum a liquid measure; cf. F. jale large bowl. Cf. Gill a measure.] A measure of capacity, containing four quarts; -- used, for the most part, in liquid measure, but sometimes in dry measure. Note: The standart gallon of the Unites States contains 231 cubic inches, or 8.3389 pounds avoirdupois of distilled water at its maximum density, and with the barometer at 30 inches. This is almost exactly equivalent to a cylinder of seven inches in diameter and six inches in height, and is the same as the old English wine gallon. The beer gallon, now little used in the United States, contains 282 cubic inches. The English imperial gallon contains 10 pounds avoirdupois of distilled water at 62? of Fahrenheit, and barometer at 30 inches, equal to 277.274 cubic inches.

Meaning of Gallons from wikipedia

- the US gallon in 1980. Panama stopped selling petrol in US gallons in 2013 and uses litres. El Salvador stopped selling petrol in US gallons in June...
- 1824. p. 639,640. Retrieved 19 January 2020. Two such Gallons shall be a Peck, and Eight such Gallons shall be a Bushel, and Eight such Bushels a Quarter...
- gallons they contained. The tun is a cask that is double the size of a butt and is equal to eight barrels and has a capacity of 252 imperial gallons (303 US gal;...
- some specific commodities, including 31 gallons for beer, 40 gallons for whiskey or kerosene, and 42 gallons for petroleum. The general standard for liquids...
- rolled back on March 31, 2020. US Gallons 1 mpg ≈ 0.425 km/L 235.2/mpg ≈ L/100 km 1 mpg ≈ 1.201 mpg (imp) Imperial gallons 1 mpg ≈ 0.354 km/L 282/mpg ≈ L/100 km...
- whereas the barrel volume of crude oil is 42 US gallons (159 L). In the United States, 25-US-gallon (95-litre) drums are also in common use and have...
- recorded another set of demos while on tour in Brazil in January 1993. "Gallons of Rubbing Alcohol Flow Through the Strip" was recorded by Craig Montgomery...
- wine puncheon as a cask holding 84 gallons and a wine tierce as holding 42 gallons. Custom had made the 42 gallon watertight tierce a standard container...
- The dry gallon, also known as the corn gallon or grain gallon, is a historic British dry measure of volume that was used to measure grain and other dry...
- "ten-gallon" hats. The term came into use about 1925. There are multiple theories for how the concept arose. One theory is that the term "ten-gallon" is...