Meaning | A unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet. |
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Synonym | British capacity unit |
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Narrower | barrel, bbl | Any of various units of capacity |
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bushel | A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 pecks |

chaldron | A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 36 bushels |

firkin | A British unit of capacity equal to 9 imperial gallons |

fluidounce, fluid ounce | A British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches) |

fluidram, fluid dram, fluid drachm, drachm | A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 60 minims or 3.5516 cubic centimeters |

gallon, Imperial gallon, congius | A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 quarts or 4.545 liters |

gill | A British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters |

hogshead | A British unit of capacity for alcoholic beverages |

kilderkin | An obsolete British unit of capacity equal to 18 Imperial gallons |

minim | A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 1/60th fluid dram or 0.059194 cubic centimeters |

peck | A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 gallons |

pint | A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters |

quart | A British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 2 pints or 1.136 liters |

quarter | A quarter of a hundredweight (28 pounds) |

Broader | dry unit, dry measure | A unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain) |
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liquid unit, liquid measure | A unit of capacity for liquids / liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids / liquids or their containers) |