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IMPERIAL GALLON

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IMPERIAL GALLON (noun)
  The noun IMPERIAL GALLON has 1 sense:

1. a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters

  Familiarity information: IMPERIAL GALLON used as a noun is very rare.


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IMPERIAL GALLON (noun)


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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 ("Imperial 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 "Imperial gallon"):

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

Holonyms ("Imperial 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)


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