see also: Gallon
  • IPA: /ˈɡælən/

gallon (plural gallons)

  1. A unit of volume, equivalent to eight pints
  2. (British, Canadian) exactly 4.54609 liters; an imperial gallon
  3. (US) 231 cubic inches or approximately 3.785 liters for liquids (a "U.S. liquid gallon")
  4. (US) one-eighth of a U.S. bushel or approximately 4.405 liters for dry goods (a "U.S. dry gallon").
  5. (in the plural, informal) A large quantity (of any liquid).
    The pipe burst and gallons of water flooded into the kitchen.
Translations Translations
  • German: Gallone
  • Russian: галло́н

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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