Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OF galon, jalon, LL. galo, galona, fr. galum, a liquid measure; cf. F. jale, large bowl. Cf. Gill a measure
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. galun, galon, jalon; app. cog. with Fr. jale, a bowl.
There are then seven and a half gallons of brandy in a hundred.
"The Humbugs of the World" by P. T. Barnum
The amount of water used by troops is usually computed at the rate of five gallons for each man and ten gallons for each animal per day.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
The bore has a depth of 4,010 feet, and a flow of 720,000 gallons of water per day, the temperature being 182 degs.
"Reminiscences of Queensland" by William Henry Corfield
This would be three gallons to every inhabitant, or twenty-one gallons to every legal voter.
"Select Temperance Tracts" by American Tract Society
This rocking churn consists of a wooden barrel of 5-gallon capacity and a wooden "X" type stand.
"Agricultural Implements and Machines in the Collection of the National Museum of History and Technology" by John T. Schlebecker
The water is raised by a steam-engine of 84 horse power, and will raise 1,500,000 gallons in 24 hours.
"A New Guide for Emigrants to the West" by J. M. Peck
It contained about two gallons of a fluid of the colour of port wine, without any greater tenacity.
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
In the last lines of Table 20 are given cost per million gallons for filtering at various rates.
"Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, vol. LXXII, June, 1911" by E. D. Hardy
Boil them with two or three ounces of hops to three or four gallons of water, and two or three raw potatoes, pared and cut in slices.
"The American Housewife" by Anonymous
Pint pickling salt to the gallon of cold water, teaspoon sugar, and pinch of whole cloves.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
And all night long let three stout men
The vestry watch within,
To each man give a gallon of beer
And a keg of Holland's gin;
"The Surgeon's Warning" by Robert Southey
I brought him op o deep breawn jug,
'At o gallon did contain;
An' he took it at one blessed draught,
An' laid him deawn again!
"Tim Bobbin' Grave" by Samuel Bamford
When yacht or Coach Club fellows dine
We may carol the praises of ruby wine;
But when Automobile Clubmen convene
Then ho! For a gallon of gasoline!
"The Ballade Of The Automobile" by Ellis Parker Butler
He took a long walk in the country once
And his thirst nearly gave him fits
So he tossed an old cow for a gallon of milk
And a bull tossed him double or quits.
"The Gambler" by Billy Bennett
Luck, boys, luck! — a nugget of gold
Big as my fist in the blest black mould!
Luck! — a gallon of bright yellow grains
Dotted like stars in the white quartz veins!
"Good Luck! (A Ballad For The Gold-Digger)" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
Twelve shillings a dozen's the price to be paid,
By those who prefer it in bottles made,
But, in gallons, at THREE it is sold to the trade,
By Wittgenstein of Brisbane.
"Louis Wittgenstein's Apple Wine" by Anonymous Oceania
A cap over the ruptured wellhead is now capturing more than 460,000 gallons of oil a day, Coast Guard Adm.
Annual miles driven per household: 15,700, gallons per household: 774, fuel expense at $4/gal: $3,100.
After years of research, I've finally perfected an idea to extend the mileage you get from a gallon of gas.
0Critz Farms in Cazenovia hopes to produce 5000 gallons of hard cider in just their second season.
650 gallon aquarium headboard enables you to do just that.
To hear Bush touting Western oil shale as the answer to $4 per gallon gasoline, as he did again yesterday in the Rose Garden, you would think it was 1908.
The herd produces 3,000 gallons of milk a day, which is sold to Andersen Dairy in Battle Ground.
Apparently, Sheyla's 34FFF (a gallon of silicone, people.).
In the time it takes you to read this sentence, the people of the United States will have used up (forever) 100,000 gallons of oil.
The price of gasoline hit an all-time average high in California of $4.6140 a gallon Saturday, fueled by a reduced supply and a volatile market.
Gas, per gallon 37% change June 24, 2007: $2.98 June 25, 2008: $4.07.
Federal regulations can be maddening, but none more so than a current one that demands oil refiners use millions of gallons of a substance, cellulosic ethanol, that does not exist.
1 ice cream producer, churning out over 142 million gallons of icecream .
Usage is affected by the thousands of gallons it takes to manufacture clothing and bring food to the table.
3.5 million…the number of gallons of water a person consumes in a lifetime.
Both the iPod and the iPhone have, in fact, only a headphone jack and the 30-pin dock connector. 2A US gallon correspondents to ≈ 3.78 liters.
Modern consumerism and the waste problem
The Price of a Gal lon: 47 liquids compared. url: http : / / www . cockeyed . com / science/gallon/liquid.html. Adbusters Blog.
Modern consumerism and the waste problem
The water is stored in a surface 1.2-million-gallon reinforced concrete storage tank. A minimal amount of treatment is provided by a chlorinating system.
Reference Design Project Book: NUSEL-Homestake
One reasonable method is to estimate the number of cars (one per person), the annual miles driven per car, and convert their product into gallons and barrels.
Physics Education Research: Or it's so hard to find good help these days