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gallon (UK) (unit of volume), pl. gallons (UK), abbr. gal

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About gallon (UK)

The gallon (UK), or Imperial gallon, is a unit of volume in the Imperial system of units equal to 0.00454609 cubic meters (1 imp gal = 0.00454609 m3), the derived unit of volume in the International System of Units (SI).

The Imperial gallon is also equal to 4,546.09 cubic centimeters (cm3), or 4.54609 cubic decimeters (dm3) or 4.54609 × 10-6 cubic decameters (dam3) (units of volume in the SI), or 4,546.09 milliliters (mL), or 45.4609 deciliters (dL), or 4.54609 liters (L) or 0.454609 decaliters (daL), which are units of volume in the metric system.

Over time, various gallons and variations on the gallon have been recorded. Examples of gallons include:

  • The old UK wine gallon, equal to about 3.6707 liters (L)
  • The ancient Rumford quart, equal to about 4.3393 liters (L)
  • The corn gallon, equal to 4.4573 liters (L)
  • The old corn gallon, equal to 4.4409 liters (L)
  • The original Imperial gallon, equal to 4.5435 liters (L)
  • The ale gallon, equal to about 4.62 liters (L)
  • The Queen Anne's gallon, equal to about 3.79 liters (L)

Currently there are three different gallon units in use, specifically:

  • The Imperial gallon or gallon (UK), equal to 4.54609 liters (L)
  • The US liquid gallon or gallon (US liquid), equal to 3.785411784 liters (L)
  • The US dry gallon or gallon (US dry), equal to 4.40488377086 liters (L)

Symbol: gal

Plural: gallons (UK)

Also known as: gallon (UK) (plural: gallons (UK))

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