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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

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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Jill said: "In the end we settled for a big wedding for family and friends in Newcastle because it's where our roots are.