Units

**larger than**the**gallon**in liquid measure are as follows: 1 barrel = 31.5**gallons**. 1 hogshead = 63**gallons**or 2 barrels. For petroleum products the standard barrel contains 42**gallons**. In the metric system the basic unit of liquid measure is the LITER, equal in volume to a cubic decimeter, or about 61 cu in.Beside this, what is a gallon of water in Litres?

The US

**gallon**is used in the United States and is equal to exactly 231 cubic inches or 3.785411784**liters**. The Imperial**gallon**or UK**gallon**is used in the United Kingdom and is equal to approximately 277.42 cubic inches. Its exact value is defined as 4.54609**liters**. One imperial**gallon**is approximately 1.2 US**gallons**.What is gallon of water?

A US liquid

**gallon**of**water**weighs about 8.34 pounds or 3.78 kilograms at 62 °F (17 °C), making it about 16.6% lighter than the imperial**gallon**. There are four quarts in a**gallon**, two pints in a quart and 16 US fluid ounces in a US pint, which makes the US fluid ounce equal to 1128 of a US**gallon**.What are the abbreviations for measurements?

Common cooking abbreviations

Cooking Abbreviation(s) | Unit of Measurement |
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oz | ounce |

pt | pint |

t, tsp | teaspoon |

T, TB, Tbl, Tbsp | tablespoon |