metric capacity unit


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Noun1.metric capacity unit - a capacity unit defined in metric termsmetric capacity unit - a capacity unit defined in metric terms
metric unit, metric - a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds); "convert all the measurements to metric units"; "it is easier to work in metric"
cubic millimeter, cubic millimetre - a metric measure of volume or capacity equal to a cube 1 millimeter on each edge
cc, cubic centimeter, cubic centimetre, milliliter, millilitre, ml, mil - a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter
centiliter, centilitre, cl - a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter
deciliter, decilitre, dl - a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter
cubic decimeter, cubic decimetre, l, liter, 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)
dal, decaliter, decalitre, dekaliter, dekalitre, dkl - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters
hectoliter, hectolitre, hl - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters
cubic meter, cubic metre, kiloliter, kilolitre - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters
cubic kilometer, cubic kilometre - a unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge