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wine gallon

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  • wine gallon — n. the old English gallon of 3.79 liters, now the standard gallon in the U.S …   English World dictionary

  • wine gallon — noun : an old English unit of capacity for wine equal to the volume of a cylinder seven inches in diameter and six inches high and equivalent to the standard United States gallon * * * a former English gallon of 160 fluid ounces: equal to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • wine gallon —    a former English unit of volume equal to 231 cubic inches. The wine gallon was adopted as the official gallon for liquid measurement in the United States, so now it is usually called the U.S. liquid gallon …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • wine gallon — a former English gallon of 160 fluid ounces: equal to the present U.S. standard gallon of 128 fluid ounces. [1650 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • wine gallon — At least one proof gallon. Cust D § 86. See proof gallon …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Gallon — Gal lon, n. [OF galon, jalon, LL. galo, galona, fr. galum a liquid measure; cf. F. jale large bowl. Cf. {Gill} a measure.] A measure of capacity, containing four quarts; used, for the most part, in liquid measure, but sometimes in dry measure.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gallon — The gallon is a measure of volume. Historically it has had many different definitions, but there are three definitions in current use. There is the imperial gallon (≈ 4.546 l) which is used in the United Kingdom[1] and is in semi… …   Wikipedia

  • gallon — (gal)    1. a traditional unit of liquid volume, derived from the Roman galeta, which originally meant a pailful. Gallons of various sizes have been used in Europe ever since Roman times. In the United States, the liquid gallon is legally defined …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • Wine cave — Wine caves are subterranean structures for the storage and aging of wine. They are an integral component of the wine industry world wide. The design and construction of wine caves represents a unique application of underground construction… …   Wikipedia

  • wine measure — noun An old English liquid measure, its gallon 5/6 of the gallon in beer measure • • • Main Entry: ↑wine * * * wine measure, an old British system of measure for wine …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gallon — Gallon, engl. Hohlmaß für trockne und flüssige Dinge, = 4 Quarts zu 2 Pints. Das Imperial Standard G. stellt laut Parlamentsakte vom 17. Juni 1824 den Raum dar, den 10 Pfd. avdp. destillierten Wassers bei 30 Zoll Barometerstand und 162/3°… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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