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GALLON, measures. A gallon is a liquid measure, containing two hundred and thirty-one cubic inches, or four quarts.

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And sure enough, when the forty casks of wine containing forty gallons each were brought alongside of the ship, they disappeared down the thirsty comrade's throat in no time; and when they were empty he remarked:
Or," I continued, "the size of the Nautilus being 1,500 tons; and one ton holding 200 gallons, it contains 300,000 gallons of air, which, divided by 480, gives a quotient of 625.
Besides a sufficient stock of pure brandy, he arranged two water-tanks, each of which contained twenty-two gallons.
Well, he had moved in all his furniture--it wasn't quite a truck- full--and had sprinkled it about the room, so as to make the four chairs look as much like a dozen as possible, and was sitting down before the fire at night, drinking the first glass of two gallons of whisky he had ordered on credit, wondering whether it would ever be paid for, and if so, in how many years' time, when his eyes encountered the glass doors of the wooden press.
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As per CDA authorities, 75 million gallon water was being supplied to different sectors of federal capital from Simli dam, which has been increased up to 77 million gallon.
Volume sales in the seven months have fallen to fractionally under 350 million gallons from 375.
And consumers should be prepared to hear predictions as high as $4 a gallon, Kloza warned.
ethanol subsidy of 51 cents per gallon in effect until 2010, and with oil priced at $70 per barrel, distilling fuel alcohol from corn promises huge profits for years to come.
4 cents per gallon federal tax, unchanged in more than 10 years, essentially pays for the upkeep and expansion of the federal highway system.
And that's within the price range of refined gasoline, which runs between 25 cents per gallon drawn from Saudi oil and 75 cents per gallon for Wyoming oil.