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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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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.
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:
Going in with him on some deal, I suppose," Gallon remarked.
We had but half a pint a head, and each of us could have drunk a gallon.
He came to me, look you, saying that if I would furnish him with a gallon of ale, wherewith to strengthen himself as he worked, and also the pigments and a board, he would paint for me a noble pied merlin which I might hang along with the blazonry over my door.
Little now; be very much when cook,' spreading out her hands as if to indicate that the pint would swell to a gallon.
Jerry, left alone in the mist and darkness, dismounted meanwhile, not only to ease his spent horse, but to wipe the mud from his face, and shake the wet out of his hat-brim, which might be capable of holding about half a gallon.
Hogshead Equivalent to half a butt, containing 54 gallons.
The sidebar reported that it takes 6 gallons in the winery to make a gallon of wine.
2 percent to 319 million gallons from just over 340 million gallons.
Up to how many gallons of water per day are you wasting?