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gill,

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

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(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

1
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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It was great that Gill recognized the same value and vision of the IQMS software as I had experienced in the past.
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Receiving the first FCC approval for resonant wireless charging is a significant achievement for Gill Electronics, and affirms our continued leadership within this exciting wireless power industry," remarked Brad Miller, Chief Technology Officer for Gill Electronics.
Now Gill, who regularly walks her sheep on leashes with the help of two family friends, Dawn and Harry, says she wants to buy a new home for the animals.
Mr Gill and his staff would like to wish all his customers, old and new, a very happy Easter They look forward to seeing you on Good Friday
He said he took the spade, hit Mr Gill to the back with the flat of it, kicked him up the backside and told him to go.
Gill McKenzie was loading up her car getting ready to take her kids out when she slumped to the ground and turned blue.