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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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bushel

[′bu̇sh·əl]
(mechanics)
Abbreviated bu.
A unit of volume (dry measure) used in the United States, equal to 2150.42 cubic inches or approximately 35.239 liters.
A unit of volume (liquid and dry measure) used in Britain, equal to 2219.36 cubic inches or 8 imperial gallons (approximately 36.369 liters).

bushel

1. a Brit unit of dry or liquid measure equal to 8 Imperial gallons. 1 Imperial bushel is equivalent to 0.036 37 cubic metres
2. a US unit of dry measure equal to 64 US pints. 1 US bushel is equivalent to 0.035 24 cubic metres
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1 billion bushels were 7 per cent smaller than traders expected.
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Corn supplies in the US are the tightest in 15 years and corn prices recently rose to historically high levels, near $8 a bushel.
79 per bushel, up from the previous day's close of $6.