gallon

(redirected from U.S. gallon)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

gallon:

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.
..... Click the link for more information.
.

gallon

[′gal·ən]
(mechanics)
Abbreviated gal.
A unit of volume used in the United States for measurement of liquid substances, equal to 231 cubic inches, or to 3.785 411 784 × 10-3 cubic meter, or to 3.785 411 784 liters; equal to 128 fluid ounces.
A unit of volume used in the United Kingdom for measurement of liquid and solid substances, usually the former; equal to 4.54609 × 10-3 cubic meter, or to 4.54609 liters; equal to 160 fluid ounces. Also known as imperial gallon.

gallon

1. Brit a unit of capacity equal to 277.42 cubic inches. 1 Brit gallon is equivalent to 1.20 US gallons or 4.55 litres
2. US a unit of capacity equal to 231 cubic inches. 1 US gallon is equivalent to 0.83 imperial gallon or 3.79 litres
References in periodicals archive ?
The error led key Cabinet ministers, including Fukuda, to falsely state in 2003 that the amount of fuel involved was 200,000 U.
oil ship Pecos show it had received nearly 800,000 U.
75 80 Netherlands 74 63 Germany 63 63 Belgium & Luxemburg 74 63 South Africa 55 45 Canada 63 63 Portugal 55 42 Switzerland 48 50 Argentina 32 23 Japan 45 45 Sweden 40 34 Portugal 34 42 World Total 1,757 1,738 World Total 1,662 1,590 Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (data converted from hectoliters to U.
32 37 WORLD TOTAL 1,170 1,181 WORLD TOTAL 1,202 1,152 1 All data approximate Source: Food and Agriculture Organization (data converted From hectoliters & to U.

Full browser ?