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[haf-gal-uh n, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈgæl ən, ˈhɑf-/
a half of a gallon, equal to 2 quarts (1.9 liters).
holding or consisting of two quarts. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Rinse out an empty half-gallon milk or juice carton and dry thoroughly.
  • Next he selects a half-gallon jar of heart-stopping white lightning, as clear as vodka.
  • Containers you can use include half-gallon milk jugs, gallon-size sealable freezer bags and soda bottles.
  • Let a half-gallon of ice cream sit out until it's slightly softened.
  • Then she and her brother guzzled about a half-gallon of the stuff, laughing as they wiped milk mustaches on each other's faces.
  • The half-gallon cardboard containers from milk make excellent pots.
  • Place one or two half-gallon plastic juice bottles filled with water in the toilet tank.
  • So, the tucker pulls out a half-gallon of diesel fuel and fills the rig's auxiliary power unit.

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