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noun (plural gallons)
  1. A unit of volume, equivalent equivalent to eight pints or
    • in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth of Nations exactly 4.54609 liters (an imperial gallon) and
    • in the United States
    • 231 cubic inches or approximately 3.785 liters for liquids (a U.S. liquid gallon) or
    • one-eighth of a U.S. bushel or approximately 4.405 liters for dry goods (a U.S. dry gallon).
      1. (in plural gallons; colloquial) A large quantity (of any liquid).
      The pipe burst and gallons of water flooded into the kitchen.
Translations: 
  • Spanish: galón
    (trans-mid)
    (trans-bottom) (trans-top, A Gallon in the U.S. Customary System)

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