gallon gallon  /ˈɡæ lən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) United States liquid unit equal to 4 quarts or 3.785 liters
  2. (n) a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters

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Usage(s):

  1. A gallon of diesel in French gas stations averages $8.
  2. As gasoline prices approach $4 per gallon in major urban areas, the Bush Administration is proposing an aggressive schedule for implementing new fuel-economy standards.
  3. GM's astounding claim of 230 miles per gallon shows that we need a new measure of car performance.

News

  1. Gasoline prices at US pumps down 4 cents over past 2 weeks

    CAMARILLO, Calif. — The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped 4 cents over the past two weeks. The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular is $3.60. Midgrade costs an average of $3.78 a gallon, and premium is $3.92.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

  2. US gas prices down 4 cents over past 2 weeks

    The average U.S. price of a gallon of gasoline has dropped 4 cents over the past two weeks. The Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday says the price of a gallon of regular is $3.60. Midgrade costs ...
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Marin authorities investigate source of 55-gallon drums next to road

    Four 55-gallon drums of an unidentified substance were found next to a rural Marin road Thursday, prompting a four-hour road closure while authorities removed the containers.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Marin Independent Journal

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Quotes

  1. "If Congressional leaders leave for the Fourth of July recess without taking action, they will need to explain why $4-a-gallon gasoline is not enough incentive for them to act," Mr. Bush said Wednesday in the White House Rose Garden. "And...
    on Jun 18, 2008 By: President Bush Source: New York Times

  2. "If that's the kind of campaign that Senator Obama and his surrogates and his supporters want to engage, I understand that. But it doesn't reduce the price of a gallon of gas by one penny. It doesn't achieve our energy independence ...... (and) it...
    on Jun 30, 2008 By: John McCain Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I think it's a false notion, in the sense that you're not going to have much of an impact, given the size of the gasoline tax on the total cost of the gallon of gas," Cheney said when asked about the matter during a luncheon appearance. "You...
    on Sep 3, 2004 By: Vice President Dick Cheney Source: Los Angeles Times

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