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in weights and measures: see English units of measurementEnglish units of measurement,
principal system of weights and measures used in a few nations, the only major industrial one being the United States. It actually consists of two related systems—the U.S.
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gill

[gil]
(mechanics)
A unit of volume used in the United States for the measurement of liquid substances, equal to ¼ U.S. liquid pint, or to 1.1829411825 × 10-4 cubic meter.
A unit of volume used in the United Kingdom for the measurement of liquid substances, and occasionally of solid substances, equal to ¼ U.K. pint, or to approximately 1.420653125 × 10-4 cubic meter.
(mycology)
A structure consisting of radially arranged rows of tissue that hang from the underside of the mushroom cap of certain basidiomycetes.
(vertebrate zoology)
The respiratory organ of water-breathing animals. Also known as branchia.

gill

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1. the respiratory organ in many aquatic animals, consisting of a membrane or outgrowth well supplied with blood vessels. External gills occur in tadpoles, some molluscs, etc.; internal gills, within gill slits, occur in most fishes
2. any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the undersurface of the cap of a mushroom

gill

2
a unit of liquid measure equal to one quarter of a pint

gill

1, ghyll Dialect
1. a narrow stream; rivulet
2. a wooded ravine
3. a deep natural hole in rock; pothole

gill

2
Dialect a female ferret

Gill

(Arthur) Eric (Rowton). 1882--1940, British sculptor, engraver, and typographer: his sculptures include the Stations of the Cross in Westminster Cathedral, London
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Among the highlights on the college's social calendar over the past few years have been its trips to Ghyll Head Outdoor Education Centre near Lake Windermere, for students with behavioural and learning difficulties, and the Calvert Trust in Keswick, also in the Lake District, for students with physical disabilities, most of whom are confined to wheelchairs.
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Yet Ghyll Manor, in the village of Rusper, is minutes from Gatwick, the M23 and the M25.
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