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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

[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.
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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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she explains OK not Accompanied by a "selfie" of her drinking a large glass of rose, Gill wrote: 'Tonight, in a change to the scheduled performance, in which Mummy drank green tea and was serene and booze-free, instead Mummy is getting s**tfaced on Pink Sunshine Wine."
"That's a serious problem we have when our children are losing hope," Gill told Chicago Catholic.
Mr Gill led Ukip's Assembly election campaign, which resulted in seven AMs from every region in Wales winning seats.
Gill said he got the IMEI number of his missing daughter from the Canadian police.
pethericii according to the side of the gill, the gill's arches, the inner and outer hemibranches and the gill segments of C.
Gill lost his licence to run scandal-hit South Lakes Safari Zoo in Cumbria as an official investigation revealed 486 animals died in "deplorable conditions" over four years.