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There would have been no escape as more than sixty gallons of aviation fuel ignited. Frankie Dettori with Jonathan Powell FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)How many gallons of fuel does it leak per hour? Times, Sunday Times (2013)Always carry a gallon can of fuel. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Take the calories from burning a gallon of petrol. Times, Sunday Times (2008)And most drivers still work out how much petrol costs in gallons. The Sun (2008)The 2,000 gallons of fuel on board were not thought to be an environmental risk. The Sun (2012)American vehicles consume some 133 billion gallons of gasoline each year. Goddard, Stephen B. Getting There: The Epic Struggle between Road and Rail in the American Century (1994)But by then the remains of the plane were an inferno brought on by upwards of sixty gallons of fuel spilling from the ruptured tanks. Frankie Dettori with Jonathan Powell FRANKIE: The Autobiography of Frankie Dettori (2004)Though their blubber is very thin, some of these whales will yield you upwards of thirty gallons of oil. Herman Melville Moby Dick (1901)Families will be hit by the 5 gallon of petrol for the first time thanks to rising oil prices and rocketing duty. The Sun (2008)MORE than 60 gallons of radioactive liquid has spilled from a nuclear submarine into a river. The Sun (2008)Work on pumping out the liner's 500,000 gallons of diesel fuel began yesterday. The Sun (2012)Thirty planes on deck carried 12,000 gallons of fuel, all of which burned or exploded. Max Hastings Nemesis: The Battle for Japan, 194445 (2007)The 747 burns about 12 gallons of fuel per minute when cruising. Christianity Today (2000)At full chat, they'll burn half a gallon of fuel in one mile. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In March 200,000 gallons of oil spilled from one pipe. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Thousands of gallons of petrol have been smuggled to Iran's neighbours where prices are higher. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Meanwhile, work to drain 500,000 gallons of fuel on board to remove an environmental threat is nearing completion. The Sun (2012)He said this could result in up to 1.7 million gallons of oil a day gushing into the Arctic throughout the winter. Times, Sunday Times (2011)

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Translations for 'gallon'

British English: gallon NOUN
A gallon is a unit of measurement for liquids that is equal to eight pints or 4.564 litres.
...80 million gallons of water a day.
  • American English: gallon
  • Brazilian Portuguese: galãoBrit = 4.5 litros, US = 3.8 litros
  • Chinese: 加仑 >液体计量单位,合八品脱或3.785升
  • European Spanish: galón= 8 pintas; Brit = 4,546 litros; US = 3,785 litros
  • French: gallon4,543 litres
  • German: Gallone
  • Italian: galloneBrit = 4.543 l; 8 pints; US = 3.785 l
  • Japanese: ガロン
  • Korean: 갤런
  • European Portuguese: galão Brit = 4.5 litros, US = 3.8 litros
  • Spanish: galón= 8 pintas; Brit = 4,546 litros; US = 3,785 litros

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