Convert Cubic Millimeters to Gallons (cu mm to gal) ▶
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1 gallon (gal) = 3785411.78 cubic millimeter (cu mm). Gallon (gal) is a unit of Volume used in Standard system. Cubic Millimeter (cu mm) is a unit of Volume used in Metric system.
Gallons: A Unit of Volume
Gallons are a unit of volume that are used to measure liquids, such as water, milk, oil, wine, etc. They are also used to measure some dry goods, such as grains, fruits, nuts, etc. They are different from cups, which are a smaller unit of volume. They are also different from liters, which are a larger unit of volume. They are also different from barrel of oil equivalent (BOE), which is a unit of energy based on the approximate energy released by burning one barrel of crude oil.
Definition of Gallons
A gallon is defined as a unit of liquid capacity in both the US customary and imperial systems of measurement. However, the size of a gallon varies depending on the type of gallon used:
History of Gallons
The origin of the term gallon as a unit of measure is uncertain, but it may have derived from the Old French word galon, which means a large liquid measure. Gallons have been used since ancient times to store and transport various liquids and dry goods. The size and shape of gallons varied depending on the type and quantity of the goods, the availability of materials, and the customs of different regions and countries.
The use of gallons as a unit of measure dates back to the medieval times, when the European system of measurement was established. The standard size of these gallons was based on the wine gallon, which was originally defined as the volume of eight pounds of wine at 62 °F. The gallon was convenient for measuring and dividing larger amounts of liquids and dry goods.
The use of gallons as a unit of measure continued until the 20th century, when the metric system of measurement was adopted in most countries. The gallon was gradually replaced by units such as liters, kilograms, etc. However, some countries and regions still use gallons for certain types of liquids and dry goods, especially in the United States and the United Kingdom and its former colonies.
How to Convert Gallons
To convert gallons to other units of volume, one can use the following formulas:
Where Gallons are Used
Gallons are mainly used in some countries and regions that use the US customary system or the imperial system of measurement. They are often used for measuring and adding liquids such as water, milk, oil, wine, etc., and dry goods such as grains, fruits, nuts, etc., to recipes.
In some countries that use the metric system of measurement, such as Canada and Australia, gallons are not commonly used or recognized. Instead, they use units such as liters, kilograms, etc.
Example Conversions of Gallons to Other Units
Here are some examples of converting gallons to other units of volume:
Cubic Millimeters - A Unit of Volume
Definition of the Cubic Millimeter
A cubic millimeter (symbol mm3 or cu mm) is a unit of volume that corresponds to the volume of a cube with sides of 1 millimeter (0.001 meter) in length. It is also equivalent to 0.001 milliliter, which is a unit of volume in the metric system.
One cubic millimeter is equal to 0.000000001 cubic meters, 0.00006102374 cubic inches, or 0.000000264172 gallons.
History of the Cubic Millimeter
The cubic millimeter is derived from the millimeter, which is a unit of length that was introduced in France in 1795 as part of the metric system. The millimeter was defined as one thousandth of a meter, which is the base unit of length in the metric system. The meter was originally defined as one ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the North Pole along a meridian, but later redefined based on various physical standards, such as a platinum-iridium bar and a wavelength of light. The current definition of the meter, adopted in 1983, is based on the speed of light in vacuum.
The cubic millimeter was first used as a unit of volume for measuring very small amounts of liquids and gases, such as medicine, perfume, ink, and blood. The cubic millimeter was also used for measuring some solids, such as sugar, salt, and flour. The cubic millimeter was adopted as a standard unit of measure in many countries that use the metric system, such as France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Sweden.
How to Convert Cubic Millimeters
To convert cubic millimeters to other units of volume, you need to multiply or divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:
To convert other units of volume to cubic millimeters, you need to divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:
Where Cubic Millimeters are Used
Cubic millimeters are used for measuring various materials and substances in different countries and applications.
Some examples are:
Example Conversions of Cubic Millimeters to Other Units
Here are some example conversions of cubic millimeters to other units of volume:
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