[gal-uh n] /ˈgæl ən/
a common unit of capacity in English-speaking countries, equal to four quarts, the U.S. standard gallon being equal to 231 cubic inches (3.7853 liters), and the British to 277.42 cubic inches (4.546 liters).
(Brit) Also called imperial gallon. a unit of capacity equal to 277.42 cubic inches. 1 Brit gallon is equivalent to 1.20 US gallons or 4.55 litres
(US) a unit of capacity equal to 231 cubic inches. 1 US gallon is equivalent to 0.83 imperial gallon or 3.79 litres
(pl) great quantities
liquid measure, late 13c., from Old North French galon, corresponding to Old French jalon “liquid measure,” related to jale “bowl,” from Medieval Latin diminutive form galleta “bucket, pail,” also “a measure of wine,” of unknown origin, perhaps from Gaulish galla “vessel.”
gallon gal·lon (gāl’ən)
A unit of volume in the U.S. Customary System, used in liquid measure, equal to 4 quarts, 231 cubic inches, or 8.3389 pounds of distilled water (3.7853 liters).
A unit of liquid volume or capacity in the US Customary System equal to 4 quarts (3.79 liters). See Table at measurement.
[gal-uh-nij] /ˈgæl ə nɪdʒ/ noun 1. the number of of something used. 2. the rate at which of something are used. /ˈɡælənɪdʒ/ noun 1. a capacity measured in gallons 2. the rate of pumping, transmission, or consumption of a fluid in gallons per unit of time
[guh-loon] /gəˈlun/ noun 1. a braid or trimming of worsted, silk or rayon tinsel, gold or silver, etc., usually having scalloping along both edges. /ɡəˈluːn/ noun 1. a narrow band of cord, embroidery, silver or gold braid, etc, used on clothes and furniture
[guh-loot] /gəˈlut/ noun 1. . [guh-loot] /gəˈlut/ noun, Slang. 1. an awkward, eccentric, or foolish person. /ɡəˈluːt/ noun 1. a variant spelling of galoot /ɡəˈluːt/ noun 1. (slang, mainly US) a clumsy or uncouth person n. “awkward or boorish man,” 1812, nautical, “raw recruit, green hand,” apparently originally a sailor’s contemptuous word for soldiers or […]
[gal-uh p] /ˈgæl əp/ verb (used without object) 1. to ride a horse at a gallop; ride at full speed: They galloped off to meet their friends. 2. to run rapidly by leaps, as a horse; go at a gallop. 3. to go fast, race, or hurry, as a person or time. verb (used with […]