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## li·tre

(lē′tər)
n. Chiefly British
Variant of liter.

(ˈliːtə) or

## liter

n
1. (Units) one cubic decimetre
2. (Units) (formerly) the volume occupied by 1 kilogram of pure water at 4°C and 760 millimetres of mercury. This is equivalent to 1.000028 cubic decimetres or about 1.76 pints
[C19: from French, from Medieval Latin litra, from Greek: a unit of weight]

## 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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 litre - 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 termsdeciliter, decilitre, dl - a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a literdal, decaliter, decalitre, dekaliter, dekalitre, dkl - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters
Translations
لِتْرلِتْرٌ
litr
liter
litro
litra
litra
liter
líter
リットル
리터
litras
litrs
liter
liter
liter
หน่วยวัดปริมาณ ๑ ลิตร
lít

## litre

liter (US) [ˈliːtəʳ] N

## litre

[ˈliːtər] liter (US) n

, (US) liter
nLiter m or nt

[ˈliːtəʳ] nlitro

## litre

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

## litre

litr liter litra litra リットル 리터 liter หน่วยวัดปริมาณ ๑ ลิตร lít
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