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li·ter

 (lē′tər)
n. Abbr. l or lit.
A metric unit of volume equal to approximately 1.056 liquid quarts, 0.908 dry quart, or 0.264 gallon. See Table at measurement.

[French litre, from obsolete litron, measure of capacity, from Medieval Latin lītra, from Greek, unit of weight.]

liter

(ˈliːtə)
n
(Units) the US spelling of litre

li•ter

(ˈli tər)

n.
a unit of liquid capacity equal to the volume of one kilogram of distilled water at 4°C and equivalent to 1.0567 U.S. liquid quarts. Abbr.: l
[1800–10; < French litre, back formation from litron an old measure of capacity, derivative of Medieval Latin litra < Greek lítra pound]

li·ter

(lē′tər)
The basic unit of volume in the metric system, equal to about 1.06 liquid quarts or 0.91 dry quart. See Table at measurement.

liter

(l) A unit of volume measurement equal to the volume of one kilogram of water at its maximum density. 1 l = 1000 cm3.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.liter - a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditionsliter - a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
metric capacity unit - a capacity unit defined in metric terms
deciliter, decilitre, dl - a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter
dal, decaliter, decalitre, dekaliter, dekalitre, dkl - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters
Translations
litr
liter
litra
litra
リットル
리터
liter
หน่วยวัดปริมาณ ๑ ลิตร
lít

litre

(ˈliːtə(r)) (American) liter (ˈliːtə) noun
a measure of (usually liquid) capacity. a litre of wine.

liter

لِتْرٌ litr liter Liter λίτρο litro litra litre litra litro リットル 리터 liter liter litr litro литр liter หน่วยวัดปริมาณ ๑ ลิตร litre lít

li·ter

n. litro.

liter

n litro
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Lita has been niggled by a thigh injury of late, the club announced.
Lita, who has joined for three months from Swansea City, remains frustrated at his lack of opportunity last season.
Earlier this month Lita revealed he was likely to leave Swansea in the loan window and a number of clubs are believed to have shown an interest in the 27-year-old.
75m for the former Reading man was agreed earlier in the week and, despite reported interest from Leicester, Lita has successfully negotiated personal terms with the Liberty Stadium club.
Selling Lita would reduce the wage bill and bring in some much-needed cash, finally giving the manager some room for manoeuvre in terms of player recruitment.
Lita picked it up, burst his way past two defenders before seeing his cut-back turned into his own net by Bristol defender Cisse.