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How big is a gallon of water?

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Answered 2009-08-10 13:28:38

Presumably same as a gallon of any other liquid :-)

American gallon = 8 American pints = 3.785 litre

Imperial gallon = 8 Imperial pints = 4.546 litre

The difference comes from the fact that the American pint is 16 fluid ounces, while the Imperial pint is 20 fl. oz.

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