Definition of Imperial gallon

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

Exact synonyms: Congius, Gallon
Generic synonyms: British Capacity Unit, Imperial Capacity Unit
Group relationships: Barrel, Bbl, Bushel, Firkin
Terms within: Quart



Definition of Imperial gallon

1. Noun. A unit of measure for liquids used in the British Isles and in some Commonwealth countries, equivalent to 8 imperial pints, 4.55 litres, or 1.20 U. S. gallons. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Imperial gallon

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1. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"In bulk per imperial gallon.. .025 1. In bottles per case of 12 bottles or 24 half bottles.. .300 (b) Having 14" or more of alcohol; also vins de liqueur ..."

2. Treaties and Agreements with and Concerning China, 1894-1919: A Collection by John Van Antwerp MacMurray (1921)
"In bulk per imperial gallon.. .025 1. In bottles per case of 12 bottles or 24 half bottles.. .300 (6) Having 14° or more of alcohol; also vins de liqueur ..."

3. The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural History by William Holl, Neville Wood, Edward Mammatt (1835)
"An imperial gallon contains -J 111.2 grains of Sulphate of Lime. C 1.88 grains of Chloride of Sodium. CA trace of Magnesia. Water from Defford Common—very ..."

4. Mechanics Magazine (1826)
"... furnishes the following useful information :— The imperial gallon contains 1 -5th part more than the old wine gallon, and, consequently, is worth" 1.6th ..."

5. A Dictionary of Weights and Measures for the British Isles: The Middle Ages by Ronald Edward Zupko (1985)
"1889 Francis 31-32: The imperial gallon contains 10 Ibs. avoirdupois of distilled water, weighed in air at 62 Fahrenheit, the barometer being at 30 inches. ..."

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