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In 1902 the production fell to 13,491,517 gallons; in 1903 it was 26,997,680; in 1904 it reached the phenomenal figure of 63,105,577 gallons, of which the province of Cagliari produced 53,995,362 gallons; in 1905 it fell to 36,700,000, of which the province of Cagliari produced 32,500,000 gallons.
I have some that give over two gallons a day and I've sold some that only gave a quart each milking.
Pop. (1901), 4135 It is in the midst of the oil region of Canada, and numerous wells in the vicinity have an aggregate output of about 30,000,000 gallons of crude oil per annum, much of which is refined in the town.
In that most largely used, known as " creosoting," dead oil of tar, to the amount of some 3 gallons per sleeper, is forced into the wood under pressure, or is sucked in by vacuum, both the timber and the oil being heated.
The metropolitan system as planned in 1905 for the near future contemplated storage for 80,000,000,000 gallons, it is only part of a system planned for the service of the metropolitan area.Advertisement
About 20 gallons of lemon juice should yield about 1 0 lb of crystallized citric acid.
A famous fountain in the Groznyi oil field in the northern Caucasus, which began to flow in August 1895, was estimated to have thrown up during the first three days 1,200,000 poods (over 4,500,000 gallons, or about 18,500 tons) of oil a day.
Taking these figures as a basis, the total yield of oil from an acre of petroliferous territory would be a little over 5000 barrels of 42 U.S. gallons.
These at first consisted of an ordinary truck on which were placed two wooden tub-like tanks, each holding about 2000 gallons; they were replaced in 1871 by the modern type of tank-car, constructed with a horizontal cylindrical tank of boiler plate.
The tins largely used for kerosene are made by machinery and contain 5 American gallons.Advertisement
Many of the springs have curative properties, one of them, the Green Cove Spring in Clay county, discharging about 3000 gallons of sulphuretted water per minute.
The city obtains its water-supply from the Chattahoochee river (above the mouth of Peachtree Creek), whence the water is pumped by four pumps, which have a daily capacity of 55,000,000 gallons.
The system has a delivery capacity of 120,000,000 gallons daily.
Here two reservoirs of a combined capacity of 668 million gallons have been constructed, and a conduit some 36 m.
There are numerous breweries, producing annually about 24,000,000 gallons of beer, spirit distilleries and factories of artificial.Advertisement
The prosperity of the town depends chiefly on the vine culture in the neighbourhood, from which, besides the exportation of a large quantity of grapes, about 700,000 gallons of wine are manufactured annually.
The average gaugings at Teddington for the summer months of the years 1883 to 1900 were in July 413,000,000 gallons a day, in August 395,000,000 gallons, and in September 375,000,000 gallons.
The normal natural flow in ordinary summer weather is about 350,000,000 gallons a day, and of this, after the companies have taken 130,000,000, only 220,000,000 gallons are left to pass over Teddington Weir.
After a long period of dry weather the natural flow has been known to fall considerably below 200,000,000 gallons, whilst, on the other hand, in the rainy winter season, the flow in 1894 rose for a short time to as high a figure as 20,000,000,000 gallons, and the ordinary flow in winter months may be put down as 3,000,000,000 gallons.
A furnace is served by three men, working in eight-hour shifts, and requires about 2 tons of coal, which corresponds to about 110 gallons reduced oil, air being used as atomizer.Advertisement
The distillation of 1000 lb charge lasts 5-6 hours, requires 500-600 lb coke or 30 gallons reduced oil, and yields about to% metallic zinc and I% blue powder - a mixture of finely-divided metallic zinc and zinc oxide.
One grain of saffron rubbed to powder with sugar and a little water imparts a distinctly yellow tint to ten gallons of water.
Wooden or steel buckets, holding from 35 to 200 gallons, are employed only for temporary or auxiliary service or for small quantities of water in shallow shafts.
The city owns a fine water-supply and a filtration plant covering 20 acres, with a capacity of 30,000,000 gallons daily and storage reservoirs with a capacity of 2 2 7,000,000 gallons.
A tree may yield 3 gallons of juice a day and continue flowing for six weeks; but on an average only about 4 lb of sugar are obtained from each tree, 4 to 6 gallons of sap giving 1 lb of sugar.Advertisement
To secure this marvellous return, with an annual rainfall of 26 in., as much as 52,000,000 gallons of water are pumped per 24 hours from artesian wells on one estate alone.
The latter are circular or rectangular vessels, holding from 500 to 1500 gallons each, according to the capacity of the factory, and fitted with steam coils at the bottom and skimming troughs at the top. In them the syrup is quickly brought up to the boil and skimmed for about five minutes, when it is run off to the service tanks of the vacuum pans.
The diffusion cells are closed, vertical, cylindrical vessels, holding generally 60 hectolitres, or 1320 gallons, and are arranged in batteries of 12 to 14.
Excellent water is supplied to the town from the Pokfolum and Tytam reservoirs, the former containing 68 million gallons, the latter 390 millions.
Brinton, the spring discharges more than 300,000,000 gallons of water daily, its outflow forming what is known as Silver Spring Run, 9 m.
The water necessary to the process is pumped from the river; as much as 2000 gallons per minute is used on the larger dredges.
The completeness of the ruin which threatened them may be illustrated by the statistics for a single commune, that of Graveson, whose average annual production of wine in the years1865-1867was about 220,000 gallons.
In 1868 this fell to 121,000 gallons, in 1869 to 48,400 gallons, in 1870 to 8800 gallons, and by 1873 to 1 ioo gallons.
Malaguti and Durocher 1 estimate the silver in sea-water as i part in ioo,000,000 or i grain in 1430 gallons.
The amphora was a standard measure of capacity among both Greeks and Romans, the Attic containing nearly nine gallons, and the Roman about six.
In 1905 over a thousand wells had been sunk east of the Missouri, and the flow was estimated at 7,000,000 gallons per day.
The artesian basin of the east part of the state is fairly well developed, several wells having a flow of from 2000 to 435 0 gallons per minute and a pressure of 150 lb to the square inch.
As a measure for beer, cider, &c., it equals 54 gallons.
It contains 8 quarts or 2 gallons, and is 4 of a bushel.
The average output of petroleum annually in1900-1905was 120,000,000 gallons; this, again, has fluctuated greatly.
This provides for taking water from the Ohio river at a point on the Kentucky side opposite the village of California, Ohio, and several miles above the discharge of the city sewers; for the carrying of the water by a gravity tunnel under the river to the Ohio side, the water being thence elevated by four great pumping engines, each having a daily capacity of 30,000,000 gallons, to settling basins, being then passed through filters of the American or mechanical type, and flowing thence by a gravity tunnel more than 4 m.
In 1850 less than 2000 acres were devoted to the grape, but in 1878 this had increased to over 42,000 acres, which yielded 7,436,000 gallons of wine.
Despite bad seasons and ravages of insects, cultivation extended, and in 1895 the vineyards covered 300,000 acres, the produce being 88,000,000 gallons.
The area of cultivation in 1905 exceeded 400,000 acres, and in that year the amount of wine produced was 157,000,000 gallons.
Practically the only foreign market for Algerian wine is France, which in 1905 imported about 1 io,000,000 gallons.
Good whisky is made in Maryland and in parts of Pennsylvania from rye, but all efforts in other states to produce from Indian corn a whisky equal to the Bourbon have failed, and it is probable that the quality of the Bourbon is largely due to the character of the Kentucky lime water and the Kentucky yeast germs. The average annual product of the state from 1880 to 1900 was about 20,000,000 gallons; in 1900 the product was valued at $9,786,527; in 1905 at $11,204,649.
There are mineral springs, especially salt springs, in various parts of the state, particularly in the Blue Grass Region; these are now of comparatively little economic importance; no salt was reported among the state's manufactures for 1905, and in 1907 only 736,920 gallons of mineral waters were bottled for sale.
A secondary standard measure for dry goods is the bushel of 1824, containing 8 imperial gallons, represented by a hollow bronze cylinder having a plane base, its internal diameter bring double its depth.
The plant is propagated from suckers and requires very little attention after transplanting to the field where it is to remain, but it takes six to eight years to mature and then yields an average of ten gallons of sap during a period of four or five months, after which it dies.
The specific gravity of any sample of spirits thus determined, when multiplied by ten, gives the weight in pounds per imperial gallon, and the weight of any bulk of spirits divided by this number gives its volume at once in imperial gallons.
The city water supply, owned by a private corporation, is obtained from artesian wells with a capacity of 40,000,000 gallons a day.
To boil off say 300 lb of thrown silk, about 60 lb of fine white soap is shred, and dissolved in about 200 gallons of pure water.
Single olive trees of first quality yield sometimes as much as 2 gallons of oil, and this with little trouble or expense beyond the collecting and pressing of the fallen fruit.
After boiling about an hour, it is allowed to cool, the water is drawn off, and the oil is transferred to zinc tanks or clarifiers capable of holding from 60 to loo gallons.
By this method loo lb of good seeds yield about 5 gallons of pure oil.
The production of petroleum began to be strongly developed towards the close of the 19th century; on the Lepan River in Langkat it mounted from 362,880 gallons in 1891 to 20,141,000 gallons in 1899.
Amongst causes of variation in the quantity of water needed will be its quality and temperature and rate of flow, the climate, the season, the soil, the subsoil, the artificial drainage, the slope, the aspect and the crop. In actual practice the amount of water varies from 300 gallons per acre in the hour to no less than 28,000 gallons.
If but 3000 gallons hourly trickle over and through an acre, and if we assume each gallon to contain no more than onetenth of a grain of plant food of the three sorts just named taken together, still the total, during a season including ninety days of actual irrigation, will not be less than 9 lb per acre.
The total amount produced in Germany is estimated at 1000 million gallons, of a value of 4,000,000; Alsace-Lorraine turning out 400 millions; Baden, 175; Bavaria, Wrttemberg and Hesse together, 300; while the remainder, which though small in quantity is in quality the best, is produced by Prussia.
The total number of breweries in the beer excise district was, in 1905-1906, 5995, which produced I017 millior gallons; in Bavaria nearly 6000 breweries with 392 million gallons in Baden over 700 breweries with 68 million gallons; in WUrttem berg over 5000 breweries with 87 million gallons; and in Alsace Lorraine 95 breweries with about 29 million gallons.
The district around Petrolea produces about 30,000,000 gallons of petroleum yearly, practically the whole output of the dominion.
In that part of the island which is cultivated intensively some too million gallons of wine are annually produced.
Had not the phylloxera devastated the vineyards during the last decade of the 19th century, the production would be considerably higher; 7,700,000 gallons of olive oil and 2500 million oranges and lemons are also produced, besides the other minor products above referred to.
The municipality owns the water works and the sewer system; the water supply is obtained from the Delaware and is stored in a reservoir having a capacity of about i io,000,000 gallons.
The quantity of palm oil exported annually exceeds 12.000,000 gallons, and is worth over £600,000.
Cowries (moo =3d.) are still occasionally employed, and on the coast, accounts are sometimes kept in gallons of palm oil.
Swansea obtains its chief supply from a reservoir of one thousand million gallons constructed in 1898-1906 on the Cray, a tributary of the Usk.
Merthyr Tydfil draws its supply from the lesser Taff, while Cardiff's main supply comes from the Great Taff valley, where, under acts of 1884 and 1894, two reservoirs with a capacity of 668 million gallons have been constructed and a third authorized.
About 40,000,000 gallons are supplied daily.
Catania has a considerable export trade in sulphur, pumice stone, asphalt, oranges and lemons, almonds, filberts, cereals, wine (the total production of wine in the province amounted to 28,600,000 gallons in 1905) and oil.
They flow from the castle rock at the rate of 90 gallons per minute, and the water is conveyed through the town in pipes to supply the different baths.
The water-supply system is owned and operated by the borough; the water is derived from streams flowing southward in the sparsely settled area east of the borough, and also from driven wells in the same region; it is pumped by ten engines at Ridgewood to a reservoir having a capacity of about 300,000,000 gallons, while a part of it is re-pumped to a high service reservoir near the north entrance to Prospect Park for the service of the most elevated part of the borough.
In 1899 California produced more than two-thirds in value ($3,937,871) and three-fourths in bulk (19,020,258 gallons) of the total wine output of the United States.
The daily flow from the springs used is more than 800,000 gallons.
Production.-The total wine production of the world, which, 'of course, fluctuates considerably from year to year, amounts to roughly 3000 million gallons.
The United States produces roughly 50, Bulgaria and Rumania each 4 o and Servia 10 million gallons.
The United Kingdom produces no wine, but the Cape and the Australian Commonwealth each produce some 5 million gallons.
Thus, owing to purely climatic vagaries, the quantity of wine produced in Germany in 1891 was only 16 million gallons, whereas in 1896 it amounted to tit millions.
Similarly the French production, which was 587 million gallons in 1895, amounted to no less than 1482 millions in 1900.
In the same way the Italian production has varied between 583 million gallons (1895) and 793 millions (1901), and the Spanish between 331 million gallons in 1896 and 656 millions in 1892.
At the present day, wine is produced in no less than 77 departments in France, the average total yield during the past ten years being roughly 1000 million gallons.
The highest production on record was in the year 1875, when roughly 1840 million gallons were produced.
The average imports are in the neighbourhood of 120 million gallons, of which rather more than one-half comes from Algeria.
Of recent years (1896-1907) the only vintages which have been deficient as regards quantity are those of 1897, 1898, 1902 and 1903, but even in the most unfavourable of these years (1898) the quantity exceeded 700 million gallons.
The greatest yield in this same period was in 1900, when over 1470 million gallons were produced.
The annual output of the Gironde during the last few years has been roughly 70 to 100 million gallons.
In the decade 1876 to 1886 the average amount was barely 30 million gallons owing to the small yields of the years 1881 to 1885.
In the years 1874 and 1875 the yield exceeded 100 million gallons.
Thus within recent years the output of the Château Lafite was at a minimum in 1903 when only 229 hogsheads (the hogshead of claret = 46 gallons) were produced, into wine, are entirely different from those prevalent in the red wine districts.
The total output of the Marne district has for the past three years averaged about 9 million gallons, but it occasionally runs as high as 20 million gallons.
The vinification of the Burgundy wines takes place in cuves of 500 to 2000 gallons capacity, and it has for very many years been the common practice in vintages in which the must is deficient in saccharine to ensure the stability of the wine by the addition of some sugar in the cuve.
The imports of sparkling Saumur into the United Kingdom in 1906 amounted to 114,234 gallons, valued at £73,984.
Thus in 1901 the department of the Herault alone produced nearly 300 million gallons of wine, or approximately a quarter of the whole output of France.
The average amount of wine made in the four departments for the past three years has been roughly 500 million gallons.
The present output amounts to roughly 150 million gallons, and the acreage under the vine has increased from 107,048 hectares in 1890 to 167,657 hectares in 1905.
The trade with the United Kingdom is of considerable proportions, the total quantity of Spanish wines imported in 1906 amounting to 1,689,049 gallons of red wine (to the value of £154,963), and white wines to the extent of 1,119,702 gallons (to the value of £242,877).
This is a square stone vessel of considerable size made to hold up to fifteen pipes (the pipe equals 115 gallons) of wine.
The shipments to the United Kingdom, however, which reached a maximum in 1820, when over half a million gallons were imported, has fallen off to one-tenth of that amount, and the consumption in these islands was barely 20,000 gallons in 1906.
The output in 1906 amounted to 10,000 pipes (Madeira pipe =92 gallons) and the export to 6010 pipes, of which quantity 1951 pipes went to Germany, 1680 pipes to France, 796 pipes to Russia and 755 pipes to the United Kingdom.
During the period1891-1905the total production of Germany has averaged roughly 62 million gallons, attaining a maximum of III million gallons in 1896 and a minimum of 16 million gallons in 1891.
The trade with the United Kingdom is now a very considerable one, amounting in 1906 to roughly i million gallons to the value of three-quarters of a million sterling.
The trade with the United States, which in 1887 amounted to little over 120,000 gallons, has risen to considerably over a million gallons.
The trade with the United Kingdom is small, amounting to little over a quarter of a million gallons annually, and of a value rather less than X50,000.
The total exports of Italy are on the average not far from 40 million gallons.
Whereas in 1850 the production amounted to little more than a million gallons, the output to-day is, in good years, not far short of 50 million gallons.
The annual production is about 30 million gallons, of which rather more than one-half is dry wine.
There are about 75,000 acres under the vine in this state, and roughly 5 million gallons are produced annually.
Wines Of The British Empire The production of the British empire is very small, amounting to roughly to million gallons, and this is produced almost entirely in the Cape of Good Hope and in the Australian Commonwealth.
At present the average vintage of the Cape and of Australia is in each case roughly 5 to 6 million gallons.
In 1905 New South Wales produced 831,000, Victoria 1,726,000,1,726,000, and South Australia 2,846,000 gallons respectively.
The trade of Australia with the United Kingdom is now considerable, having increased from 168,188 gallons in 1887 to 622,836 gallons in 1906.
The average yield of Bulgaria and Rumania is probably some 30 to 40 million gallons for each country, but in some years it is much larger.
Thus in 1896 Rumania produced no less than 101 million gallons and Bulgaria 81 million gallons.
About 1 to 14 gallons of oil is the usual amount given per bale of 400 lb of jute, while the quantity of water per bale varies from 3 to 7 gallons.
The manufactories consist chiefly of distilleries (over 13, 500,000 gallons annually), cotton (at Kranholm falls on the Narova), woollen, flour, paper and saw mills, iron and machinery works, and match factories.
The springs supply hot and cold water at a very short distance from each other, flowing at the rate of 60 gallons a minute.
About 1830 this evil reached its highest development, and it is estimated that nine gallons of spirits were then consumed annually per head of the population.
In 1904 there were 93,370 acres devoted to grape production in this region, the product for that year being 30,184,704 gallons of wine and 212,366 gallons of brandy.
Over the Karroo and other arid regions some io,000 boreholes had been sunk to depths varying from 50 to 500 ft., their yield being 60,000,000 gallons a year.
The average quantity of sap per tree is from 12 to 24 gallons in a season.
Similar spots are produced on potatoes in America by the fungus Oospora scabies, and in both cases, if affected "seed" potatoes are steeped in a solution of 2 pint formalin in 15 gallons of water for two hours before planting, the attack on the resulting crop is materially lessened.
The town obtains its chief supply of water from moorlands situated on the Old Red Sandstone formation in the valley of the Cray, a tributary of the Usk in Breconshire where a reservoir of 1,000,000,000 gallons capacity has been constructed at a cost of £547,759, under parliamentary powers obtained in 1892, 1902 and 1905.
Its capacity is 49,000 gallons, and it is ft.
The paste is at once transferred to a larger pan and cold water added to about 3 gallons, covered and allowed to stand for from fourteen to fifteen hours.
Manufacturing industry is only just beginning, wine-making (17,000,000 gallons annually), cloth-mills, iron-works, soap-works and tanneries being the principal branches.
The number of dairy cows increased from 157,240 in 1890 to 183,000 in 1908, and the annual production of milk increased from 57,969,791 gallons in 1890 to 99586,188 gallons in 1900.
In 1908 27 springs were reported, their aggregate sales amounting to 1,182,322 gallons.
It is computed that over 600 gallons of wine are produced from l000 vines.
The vines number about 80,000,000, and the annual output of wine is about 6,000,000 gallons, besides 1,50o,000 gallons of brandy.
As an example, assume that we can conveniently construct a reservoir to contain, in addition to bottom water not to be used, 200,000 gallons for each acre of the watershed above the point of interception by the proposed dam.
We find on the left-hand scale of yield that the height of the ordinate drawn to the 50-inch mean rainfall curve from 200,000 on the capacity scale, is 1457 gallons per day per acre; and the straight radial line, which cuts the point of intersection of the curved line and the co-ordinates, tells us that this reservoir will equalize the flow of the two driest consecutive years.
Similarly, if we wish to equalize the flow of the three driest consecutive years we change the co-ordinates to the radial line figured 3, and thus find that the available capacity of the reservoir must be 276,000 gallons per acre, and that in consideration of the additional expense of such a reservoir we shall increase the daily yield to 1612 gallons per acre.
In the same manner it will be found that by means of a reservoir having an available capacity of only 118,000 gallons per acre of the watershed, we may with the same rainfall and evaporation secure a daily supply of 1085 gallons per acre.
Their joint capacity is 11,320 million gallons, and this will be increased to about 18,000 millions when the remaining three are built.
The corporation have statutory power to raise the lake 50 ft., at which level it will have an available capacity of about 8000 million gallons; to secure this a masonry dam has been constructed, though the lake is at present worked at a lower level.
In the actual instrument, the paper diagram is mounted upon a drum caused by clockwork to revolve uniformly, and is ruled with vertical hour lines, and horizontal quantity lines representing gallons per hour.
He finds, for example, from the diagram that the initial leakage of 2000 gallons an hour has in the course of a 41 hours' night inspection fallen to 400 gallons an hour, and that the 1600 gallons an hour is accounted for by Distribution The earliest water supplies in Great Britain were generally distributed at low pressure by wooden pipes or stone or brick conduits.
To each of these premises he goes with the knowledge that a portion of the total leakage of 2000 gallons an hour is almost certainly there, and that it must be found, which is a very different thing from visiting three or four hundred houses, in not one of which he has any particular reason to expect to find leakage.
Similar examinations by means of the stop-valves on the mains are also made, and it often happens that the residual leakage (400 gallons an hour in the last case) recorded on the diagram, but not shut off by the house stop - cocks, is mentioned by the inspector as an " outside waste," and localized as having been heard at a stop-cock and traced by sounding the pavement to a particular position under a particular street.
The whole system is owned by the municipality and canfurnish about 300 million gallons daily.
The principal imports were 36,567 tons of timber (a large increase on the normal figures), 21,401 1 tons of wheat and 151,360 tons of coal; while the chief exports were 116,400 gallons of wine, 37,835 tons of sumach and 122,023 tons of oranges and lemons.
The water supply is obtained from a spring within the town limits, from which there flows about 576,000 gallons a day, and from an artesian well.
In 1900 the number of gallons charged with duty was 9,589,571, in 1903 8,215,355, and in 1906 7,337,928.
The average result of the vintage was estimated between 440 and 500 million gallons in 1880 to 1884, and it rose to more than double that amount towards 1890, and amounted in 1898 to 880 million gallons.
In 1908 the yield of oil amounted to 36,337,893 gallons.
In 1907 there were six engines in the works with a pumping capacity of 152,000,000 gallons daily.
The daily average of water used during the preceding year was 61,357,000 gallons.
Made from high grade acrylic these skimmers can be used in aquaria up to 350 UK gallons.
It intends to use the method on 300,000 gallons of liquid waste from atom bomb tests in the 1940s.
The building has a cistern that holds approximately 30,000 gallons of rain water.
To keep them in check, crop dusters have to spray thousands of gallons of insecticide over the valley all summer long.
In Alaska, the Exxon Valdez runs aground and spills 11 million gallons of oil.
Of the fifty states, Ohio alone consumes 20 million gallons per year.
Sick officials from the Fish and Game Department poured 16,000 gallons of liquid and 60,000 pounds of powder into Lake Davis.
It is only four years old and powered by diesel, is capable of pumping a thousand gallons off water a minute.
It was a very wet day, monsoon was in full throttle, and dumping gallons of water from the skies.
The spare wheel is held in a secure cradle beneath the boot / gasoline tank which holds 10 imperial gallons.
There was no explanation for the sudden inrushes of water which were estimated to be up to half a million gallons at a time.
The incident was near to bridge number 8. Eighty gallons of diesel were on board and 2 hose reel jets were used.
A single sugar maple tree can produce up to 12 gallons of sap a year.
The LMT consists of a 3 m diameter parabolic dish that holds four gallons of liquid mercury.
Whilst this was happening the main wall of the dam collapsed revealing an enormous breach through which poured millions of gallons of water.
It was equipped with a ladder and a pump that could pump 350 gallons (1600 liters) a minute.
In 2003, the Marine Corps used 844,000 gallons of B20 biodiesel, says retired Navy Cmdr.
A minimum tank size for even small teacup sized rays would ideally be 75 gallons.
A Normal watering can and rose took 3 gallons to fill the tumbler, wasting most again on the surrounding soil.
Of particular interest is the giant vat, an 18th-century wine cask holding 49,000 gallons!
The production of wine in the vintage of 1907, which was extraordinarily abundant all over the country, was estimated at 1232 million gallons (56 million hectolitres), the average for 1901f 903 being some 352 million gallons less; of this the probable home consumption was estimated at rather over half, while a considerable amount remained over from 1906.
Thus within recent years the output of the ChÃ¢teau Lafite was at a minimum in 1903 when only 229 hogsheads (the hogshead of claret = 46 gallons) were produced, into wine, are entirely different from those prevalent in the red wine districts.
The metric system of weights and measures has been officially adopted, but many older standards are used, such as the libra (1.012 lb avoirdupois), alqueire (0.36 imperial bushel), moio (2.78 imp. bushels), almude of Lisbon (3.7 imp. gallons) and almude of Oporto (5.6 imp. gallons).
Certain older standards remain in common use, notably the quintal (of 101.4 lb avoirdupois), the libra (1.014 lb as-oirclupois), the arroba (31/2 imperial galluns for wine, 23/4 imperial gallons for oil), the fanega (11/2 imperial bushels).
Divide the mileage traveled by the gallons required to refill the tank.
Now six stone jars were standing there, for the Jewish rites of purification, each holding twenty or thirty gallons.
A minimum tank size for even small Teacup sized rays would ideally be 75 gallons.
Of particular interest is the giant vat, an 18th-century wine cask holding 49,000 gallons !
I yanked the door and let go with 2 gallons of vegetable soup.
Most employees of pet stores will encourage first-time aquarium shoppers to go with an aquarium that's about 15-20 gallons in size.
Uses reverse osmosis to produce an average of 7 gallons per hour.
Pressure in power washers is typically measured as pounds per square inch (PSI), gallons per minute (GPM) or cleaning units (CU).
The number of cleaning units of a machine are calculated by multiplying the pounds per square inch by gallons per minute.
It can hold anything from 20 to 80 gallons and uses a heating system of electricity, propane, natural gas, or electricity.
They can usually heat water at a rate of two to four gallons per minute.
While clay litter may end up in the landfill, flushable litter uses gallons of water each time it is flushed.
Users must purchase at least 45 gallons per month.
One-time set up fee of $50 (waived for tax-exempt organizations) and $10 per month for accounts using less than 1,200 gallons per month.
One option allows customers to authorize an automatic refill when your card's balance drops below 15 gallons.
If you buy 15 gallons of gas, you have just saved $3.00 off the purchase price.
According to Amerigreen, if all households using heating oil used a B5 blend ( 5 percent biodiesel, 95 percent heating oil), 400,000,000 gallons of heating oil could be conserved.
Stop leaks - A small leak can waste 20 gallons of water each day.
A large leak can waste hundreds of gallons.
Popular sizes start at 50 gallons and go up to 80 gallons, although there are bigger and smaller barrels available.
Ethanol production is expected to reach over ten billion gallons by next year.
The United States Energy Bill, which calls for biofuel production to increase to thirty-six billion gallons by the year 2022, will impact ethanol expansion for a long time.
In 1999, The National Biodiesel Board reported that 500,000 gallons, or 32.6 barrels, per day were produced.
In 2000, production increased to 6.7 million gallons, or 437 barrels, per day of biodiesel.
Farmers can now get several gallons of fuel per acre of soybean.
Large residential tankless heaters produce 2-5 gallons of hot water per minute.
Humans breathe an average of over 3,000 gallons of air every day, according to the Environmental Protection Agency.
Over 200 million gallons of used motor oil is disposed of into the environment.
It only takes one gallon of motor oil to contaminate one million gallons of drinking water.
Cape Wind, the nation's first approved offshore wind farm, estimates that its wind turbines will produce the equivalent of 570,000 tons of coal, or 113 million gallons of oil, or 10 billion cubic feet of natural gas.
These reservoirs are filled with gallons of yellow to black crude oil.
According to the DOE, pre-rinsing can waste 20 gallons of water per load.
A t-shirt takes 766 gallons of water to make.
The Filtrete Fast Flow Filter in the water station lasts longer than traditional water pitchers, filtering two and a half times more water than traditional pitcher filters and up to 100 gallons of water.
Items are transported long distances using billions of gallons of gasoline.
At a speed of 21.6 knots, Freedom of the Seas consumes approximately 28,000 gallons of gas per hour.
The Norwegian Dream has a fuel capacity of 1,150 metric tons which converts to 354,144 gallons.
When sailing, it burns approximately 1,100 gallons per hour.
Aeroponics - Plants sit in the top of a large container that holds several gallons of liquid nutrient solution.
Because of this the United States plants have reduced water usage by 37 million gallons per year for the last four years.
It can save you up to three gallons of water a day, and that's good for the environment and your wallet.
According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a showerhead leak can waste as much as 3,000 gallons a year, and that's not just water going down the drain; it's money out of your pocket.
Not only are you not spending the money to maintain 25, 50 or even a 100 gallons of heated water, the low flow output means you'll be saving water as well.
While a standard shower head using a flow restrictor uses 3 gallons of water a minute, a performance shower system with body sprays and multiple shower heads can use as many as 20 gallons a minute.
Demand water heaters can only put out hot water up to 5 gallons a minute, making them unusable in homes where performance showers are used.
Most tankless hot water heaters produce between two and five gallons of hot water per minute.
The smallest comes in at 10 gallons and the largest capacity features a tank capable of holding 80 gallons.
Demand water heaters are set to provide hot water at approximately 5 to 7 gallons per minute.
It can be used as a sweetener in many recipes.It takes about 50 gallons of maple sap to make one gallon of maple syrup.
More than five million gallons of water circulate through Noah's Ark attractions daily, with 200 certified lifeguards ensuring that guests can safely enjoy every drop.
The water park features a range of fun activities that use more than 200,000 gallons of water supervised by a staff of more than 60 certified lifeguards.
The 401-suite resort opened in December 2006 with more than 380,000 gallons of wet and wild fun, including many of the popular features that can be found in the Sandusky lodge.
The attraction's four-acre site is complete with 10 aquariums containing 184,000 gallons of water.
Cascades Indoor Water Park is home to more than 165,000 gallons of liquid fun.
Two of the 100-foot long interior slides rise two stories above the pool and produce more than 800 gallons of water per minute.
The heated outdoor swimming oasis measures 1,500 square feet and holds 35,000 gallons of water.
Kits typically yield six gallons of wine.
This is then transferred to French oak barrels that hold from 75 to 125 gallons for maturation.
This building would house the giant oak barrels capable of holding 1,000 gallons of juice and the many grape presses needed by the growing business.
An adult whose heart, kidneys, and pituitary gland are functioning properly would have to drink more than two gallons of water a day to develop water intoxication.
Increased greenhouse gas emissions - These diamond mines use millions upon millions of gallons of diesel fuel every year.
Roomy bucket purses that can hold gallons of goodies.
He informed his crew that the first plane to hit ten gallons was the signal to ditch their planes into the ocean.
Use tips to save gas in order to stretch your dollars and gallons further.
You just take the distance you've traveled between fuel-ups (odometer readings), and divide that number by the number of gallons you had to add to the tank to fill it since the last fill-up.
They use on average 15 gallons of water per load of laundry versus the 50 gallons of water that are used in top loading machines.
In a bucket, add two gallons water and one-half gallon bleach.
In a bucket, pour in 2.5 gallons of hot water, then add melted soap mixture, washing soda, borax and glycerin.
In a large container, pour in two gallons hot water, then add melted soap mixture and stir well.
The liquid soap recipe makes 10 gallons.
Place nine gallons of hot water in a pail that holds ten gallons or more.
You'll need five pounds of your fat, two gallons of your water and one full can of your lye.
In The Omnivore's Dilemma (2007), author Michael Pollan explains that raising one cow in a standard factory farm uses roughly 35 gallons of oil.
There was also a small sheet of white paper listing 11.2 gallons of gas purchased in Aberdeen, Maryland, a mileage figure and the amount of the purchase.
The entire island produced 28,613,000 gallons of wine in the year 1899 and 19,809,000 in 1900.
In South Australia there are 38 deep bores, from 20 of which there is a flow of 6,250,000 gallons a day.
The exportation in I902 only reached about 45 million gallons (and even that is double the average), while an equally abundant vintage in France and Spain rendered the exportation of the balance of 1907 impossible, and fiscal regulations rendered the distillation of the superfluous amount difficult.
The olive-growing area occupies about 3.5% of the total area of the country, and the crop in 1905 produced about 75,000,000 gallons of oil.
In 1904-1905 the city built on the Scioto river a concrete storage dam, having a capacity of 5,000,000,000 gallons, and in 1908 it completed the construction of enormous works for filtering and softening the water-supply, and of works for purifying the flow of sewage - the two costing nearly $5,000,000.
The only product is cocoa-nut oil, of which about 106,000 gallons are annually exported.
The city is lighted by gas and electricity, - it was one of the first cities in the United States to adopt electric lighting, - and has a good watersupply system, owned by a private corporation, with a 41 acre filter plant of 18,000,000 gallons per diem capacity and an additional supply of water pumped from deep wells outside the city.
The monument was erected after designs by Bruno Schmidt of Berlin, with fountains at the base said to be among the largest in the world, their capacity being 20,000 gallons per minute.
The best wine grows in Kakhetia, a district lying north-east and east of Tiflis; this district alone yields nearly 8 million gallons annually.
Nearly 67,000 gallons of wine are obtained annually.
In America, crude petroleum was at first transported in iron-hooped barrels, holding from 40 to 42 American gallons, which were carried by teamsters to Oil Creek and the Allegheny River, where they were loaded on boats, these being floated down stream whenever sufficient water was present - a method leading to much loss by collision and grounding.
In total acreage of cereals (16,920,095 in 1899) it ranked first (Twelfth Census of the United States), and in product of cereals was exceeded by Illinois only; in acreage of hay and forage (4,649,378 in 1899) as well as in the annual supply of milk (535,872,240 gallons in 1899) it was exceeded by New York only.
Replace old toilets - New low flow toilets only use 1.6 gallons per flush compared to older models that can use up to 5 gallons per flush.
In calling upon dangerous blacks at night they pretended to be the spirits of dead Confederates, "just from Hell," and to quench their thirst would pretend to drink gallons of water which was poured into rubber sacks concealed under their robes.
Local weights and measures include the cantar, 175 lb; salm, one imperial quarter; cafiso, 42 gallons; canna, 6 ft.