Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » G » Galeocerdo Cuvieri ... Galloping

GALLON

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does gallon mean? 

GALLON (noun)
  The noun GALLON has 2 senses:

1. United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
2. a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters

  Familiarity information: GALLON used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


GALLON (noun)


Sense 1gallon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

gal; gallon

Hypernyms ("gallon" is a kind of...):

United States liquid unit (a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System)

Meronyms (parts of "gallon"):

quart (a United States liquid unit equal to 32 fluid ounces; four quarts equal one gallon)

Holonyms ("gallon" is a part of...):

barrel; bbl (any of various units of capacity)


Sense 2gallon [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

congius; Imperial gallon; gallon

Hypernyms ("gallon" is a kind of...):

British capacity unit; Imperial capacity unit (a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet)

Meronyms (parts of "gallon"):

quart (a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters)

Holonyms ("gallon" is a part of...):

barrel; bbl (any of various units of capacity)

bushel (a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks)

firkin (a British unit of capacity equal to 9 imperial gallons)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"The more things change, the more they stay the same." (English proverb)

"A wound will heal. Talk won’t." (Afghanistan proverb)

"Opinion comes before the bravery of the braves." (Arabic proverb)

"With friends like these, who needs enemies?" (Croatian proverb)

 GALLON: related words searches 

 Related FAQs: 
» GALLON

Page delivered in 0.0412 seconds




AudioEnglish Definitions... Just One Click Away!
Now you can lookup any word in our dictionary, right from the search box in your browser! Click here to add the AudioEnglish.org dictionary to your list of search providers.


Dictionary: go up
Dictionary: go down


 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Other popular searches: