HyperDic: gill

English > 4 senses of the word gill:
NOUNquantitygilla British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters
quantitygilla United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces
plantgill, lamellaany of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus
animalgill, branchiarespiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water
gill > pronunciation
Soundsgih'l
RhymesAdvil ... zill: 103 rhymes with ihl...
English > gill: 4 senses > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters.
Part ofpintA British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters
Partsfluidounce, fluid ounceA British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches)
BroaderBritish capacity unit, Imperial capacity unitA unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System
English > gill: 4 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningA United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces.
Part ofcupA United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
Partsfluidounce, fluid ounceA United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches
BroaderUnited States liquid unitA liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
English > gill: 4 senses > noun 3, plant
MeaningAny of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus.
Synonymlamella
Broaderplant organA functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
Spanishlámina, laminilla
Catalanlàmina
English > gill: 4 senses > noun 4, animal
Meaningrespiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water.
Synonymbranchia
NarrowercerasOne of the often brightly colored and branching hornlike structures on the back of the nudibranch (and other related mollusks) that serve as gills
ctenidiumcomb-like respiratory structure serving as the gill of certain mollusks
external gillOccurs in some mollusks and in tadpoles and other immature amphibians
Broaderrespiratory organAny organ involved in the process of respiration
Spanishagalla, branquia
Catalanbrànquia, gala, ganya

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