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imperial gallon

  

      n      a formal name for       gallon       1  
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gallon  
      n  
1      (Also called)    imperial gallon            (Brit)   a unit of capacity equal to 277.42 cubic inches. 1 Brit. gallon is equivalent to 1.20 U.S. gallons or 4.55 litres  
2      (U.S.)   a unit of capacity equal to 231 cubic inches. 1 U.S. gallon is equivalent to 0.83 imperial gallon or 3.79 litres  
     (C13: from Old Northern French galon (Old French jalon), perhaps of Celtic origin)  

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imperial  
      adj  
1    of or relating to an empire, emperor, or empress  
2    characteristic of or befitting an emperor; majestic; commanding  
3    characteristic of or exercising supreme authority; imperious  
4    (esp. of products and commodities) of a superior size or quality  
5    usually prenominal   (of weights, measures, etc.) conforming to standards or definitions legally established in Britain  
an imperial gallon     
      n  
6    any of various book sizes, esp. 7½ by 11 inches (imperial octavo) or (chiefly Brit.) 11 by 15 inches (imperial quarto)  
7    a size of writing or printing paper, 23 by 31 inches (U.S. and Canadian) or 22 by 30 inches (Brit.)  
8    (formerly) a Russian gold coin originally worth ten roubles  
9      (U.S.)  
a    the top of a carriage, such as a diligence  
b    a luggage case carried there  
10      (Architect)   a dome that has a point at the top  
11    a small tufted beard popularized by the emperor Napoleon III  
12    a member of an imperial family, esp. an emperor or empress  
13    a red deer having antlers with fourteen points  
     (C14: from Late Latin imperialis, from Latin imperium command, authority, empire)  
  imperially      adv  
  imperialness      n  


crown imperial  
      n   a liliaceous garden plant, Fritillaria imperialis, with a cluster of leaves and orange bell-shaped flowers at the top of the stem  
Imperial  
      adj  
1    sometimes not cap   of or relating to a specified empire, such as the British Empire  
      n  
2    a supporter or soldier of the Holy Roman Empire  
imperial gallon  
      n      a formal name for       gallon       1  
Imperial War Museum  
      n   a museum in London, founded in 1920, containing material related to military operations involving British and Commonwealth forces since 1914  

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imperial

  
1    kingly, majestic, princely, queenly, regal, royal, sovereign  
2    august, exalted, grand, great, high, imperious, lofty, magnificent, noble, superior, supreme  

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