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Definition of the noun gill

What does gill mean as a name of something?

noun - plural:

  • gill: gills
  • Gill: Gills

  1. a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • more generic terms: British capacity unit / Imperial capacity unit = a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System
    • part of: pint = a British imperial capacity measure (liquid or dry) equal to 4 gills or 568.26 cubic centimeters
    • part: fluid ounce / fluidounce = a British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters
  2. a United States liquid unit equal to 4 fluid ounces
    • lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
    • more generic term: United States liquid unit = a liquid unit officially adopted in the United States Customary System
    • part of: cup = a United States liquid unit equal to 8 fluid ounces
    • part: fluid ounce / fluidounce = a United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches
  3. any of the radiating leaflike spore-producing structures on the underside of the cap of a mushroom or similar fungus
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of gill: lamella
    • more generic term: plant organ = a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
  4. respiratory organ of aquatic animals that breathe oxygen dissolved in water
    • lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
    • synonym of gill: branchia
    • more generic term: respiratory organ = any organ involved in the process of respiration
    • more specific terms:
      • ctenidium = comb-like respiratory structure serving as the gill of certain mollusks
      • ceras = one of the often brightly colored and branching hornlike structures on the back of the nudibranch (and other related mollusks) that serve as gills
      • external gill = occurs in some mollusks and in tadpoles and other immature amphibians

Alternative definition of the noun gill


  1. [soccer] someone connected with YGillingham Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.


  1. Gill is a rural unincorporated community in south central Harrison County, Texas, United States. It is six miles south of the county seat, Marshall, on U.S. Route 59.
  2. Gill a.k.a. Gill, West Virginia: Gill is an unincorporated community in Lincoln County, West Virginia, United States. Its post office is closed.

There are other places with in their name, like Gill's, Arn Gill, Lough Gill, Gill's Pier, Halton Gill, Gill Township and Rowlands Gill.


  1. Gill a.k.a. Gillian MacGregor is an actress.
  2. Gill is the live-in partner of James Morrison.

There are other people with in their name, like Ann Gill, Ben Gill, Bob Gill, Dan Gill, Dev Gill, Gill Fox, Hal Gill, Ian Gill, Jay Gill, Jim Gill and many others.


The Gill was an English car based on the Astra and built in George Street, Paddington, London from 1958 to 1960 by a subsidiary of the British Anzani Company. It was another product of the fuel shortages that occurred during the 1956 Suez Crisis.

  • also known as گیل


  1. Gill is a video game character and the boss of the Street Fighter III series. He is presented as a cult leader who would become a benevolent monarch over his worthy subjects. However, his cult uses kidnapping, coercion, DNA manipulation, brainwashing, and extreme force in order to select their chosen people. His appearance is characterized by his half red and half blue muscular body and long blond hair. He bears a distinct and intentional resemblance to the Greek Gods.
  2. Gill is a character from Finding Nemo.
  3. Gill is a fictional character from the 2001 film Avalon.
  4. Gill is a fictional character from the film The Warped Ones.
  5. Gill: Gil is a fictional character from the movie Black Sun.
  6. Gill is a fictional character from Miles Away.
  7. Gill is a fictional character from The Second Shepherds' Play.
  8. Gill is a fictional character from the 2012 comedy film Taco Shop.
  9. Gill is a fictional character in the 2006 drama film Black Snake Moan.
  10. Gill is a fictional character in the 2009 drama film Endgame.
  11. Gill: Gil Moss is a fictional character from Disney's animated television series Kim Possible.
  12. Gill is a fictional character from the 2002 film American Psycho 2.
  13. Gill a.k.a. Gil Hicks is a fictional character from the 1995 film Mallrats.
  14. Gill a.k.a. Gill Samms is a fictional character from the 2011 film Sharpay's Fabulous Adventure.

There are other characters with in their name, like Gill-man, Joe Gill, Sam Gill, Aman Gill, Gill Hall, Armon Gill, Gill Fowler, Merton Gill, Surjit Gill, Armando Gill, Charlie Gill, Darby O'Gill, Patrick Gill, Gill Saunders, Christopher Gill, Detective Chief Inspector Gill Templer.


  1. Gill is a lunar crater that is located near the southeastern limb of the Moon. Due to its proximity to the edge of the Moon as seen from the Earth, this crater is viewed nearly from the side and it can become hidden from sight due to libration. The crater lies to the southwest of the irregular Mare Australe, and southeast of the prominent crater Pontécoulant. To the southwest of Gill is the crater Helmholtz.
  2. Gill a.k.a. Douglas Gill International Ltd is a 2012 Queen’s Awards Winner.
  3. Gill is a website.
  4. Gill is a family name.
  5. Gill: A generic gill anatomic structure, regardless of taxa.

Phrases with Gill

Phrases starting with the word Gill:

  1. gill bar
  2. gill net
  3. gill arch
  4. gill slit
  5. gill-less
  6. gill cleft
  7. gill cover
  8. Gill raker
  9. Gill Trama
  10. Gill Bailer
  11. gill fungus
  12. gill-over-the-ground

Phrase ending with the word Gill:

  1. external gill

Other phrases containing the word Gill:

  1. Salmon Gill-Maggot
  2. Herring Gill-Sucker
  3. Parallel Gill Trama
  4. Bilateral Gill Trama
  5. Divergent Gill Trama
  6. Roe-Bandit Gill Worm
  7. Berg-Salmon Gill Worm

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Gill

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Google previewLadykiller (2014)

Stories by Charlotte Gill

Charlotte Gill is a brilliant young writer who is not afraid to stare down the truth and shame the devil.

Google previewMemoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zool̈ogy at Harvard College (1911)

neomenian branchiae to be anal folds, but holds that the Chaetoderma type of gill is the most extreme development of...

Google previewCountry Ballads; preserved by tradition. Never before printed, etc (1869)

+Wanley Gill is a narrow heathy glen or gully on the moorlands, north of Dallowgill.

Google previewThe Fender Telecaster (2012)

The Life and Times of the Electric Guitar That Changed the World by Dave Hunter

consummate Tele-wrangler, Vince Gill is a player with an immense talent that is often too easy to overlook, given the ease and...

Google previewForgotten Sins (2002)

by Anthony Mathis

Dan Gill is a life long Catholic and a Chicago Police Detective.

Google previewAnnals and Magazine of Natural History (1856)

Iglis researches enable the author to afiirm with confidence, that in all the Pectinibranchiata the gill is a single organ. Though in some of the Cyclobranchiata the organ is double, and may exhibit a bilateral symmetry, in the Pectinibranchs it is ...

Google previewArthroscopic Techniques of the Knee (2009)

A Visual Guide by Thomas J. Gill

Gill is a national leader in the field of sports medicine.

Google previewThe Plays of William Shakespeare in Ten Volumes (1778)

With Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators by William Shakespeare

7tan gilt li troly-1 Gill means a superficial display * 2. - - * , , , 5. {_*. of gold, a word now obsolete. So, in Hen. V: Our gayness and our gilt, are all besmirch'd.

Google previewThe Plays of William Shakespeare ... (1803)

With the Corrections and Illustrations of Various Commentators by William Shakespeare

Gill is a superficial covering of gold. So, in King Henry V: . ff Our gayness and our gilt are all besmirch'd." Srznszs. 9 (As a channelshauld be call'd the_\ea, )] A Channel, in our author's time, signified what we now call a kennel.

Google previewThe Evolution of Air Breathing in Vertebrates (1981)

by David J. Randall

The gill is a hydrogen ion-excreting tissue, with the regulation of plasma acid- base status intimately linked to cationic and anionic exchanges occurring across the gill (De Renzis and Maetz 1973; Haswell et al. 1980). Proton pumping and its ...

Google previewGill's Dictionary of the Chinook Jargon (1909)

With Examples of Use in Conversation and Notes Upon Tribes and Tongues by John Kaye Gill

With Examples of Use in Conversation and Notes Upon Tribes and Tongues John Kaye Gill. DICTIONARY of the Chinook Jargon With Examples of USE IN CONVERSATION And Notes Upon TRIBES and TONGUES FIFTEENTH EDITION ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Fish Physiology (2011)

From Genome to Environment

Muscle Origin Insertion Action Adductor mandibulae Palatoquadrate cartilage Meckel's cartilage Adduct lower jaw Branchial adductor Epibranchial cartilage Ceratobranchial cartilage Adduct gill arch Branchial trematic constrictor Constrictor ...

Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

germinal disc gill slits 136 the germinal crescent. The germinal crescent does not form any embryonic structures, but it does contain the precursors of the germ cells. germinal disc a disc‐shaped region of active cytoplasm found on the nucleus ...

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Small photo of "Mushroom" : Common split gill or have the scientific name Schizophyllum commune.The mushroom growing in sawdust with bran in plastic bag.Used to cook thai food.Small photo of Bust of the french caricaturist Andre Gill in the courtyard on Andre Gill Street in the Montmartre district. Paris, FranceSmall photo of Sierra Gill, Tanner Gill attends Diamond in the RAW Foundation Action Icon Stuntwomen Awards 10th Diamond Anniversary at Sheraton Universal Hotel, Universal City, California on October 22nd 2017Small photo of Micrograph of gill fishSmall photo of Group of small brown fruitbodies of Entoloma vernum, the Spring Pink Gill mushrooms, growing in pine forest in springSmall photo of shrimp gill food deliciousSmall photo of George Gill Range in Watarrka National Park (Kings Canyon), Northern Territory, Australia More...

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Quotes about Gill

Not a shred of evidence exists in favor of the idea that life is serious. (Brendan Gill)
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Scrabble value of G2I1L1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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