hectolitre


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hectolitre

(ˈhɛktəʊˌliːtə) or

hectoliter

n
(Units) one hundred litres. A measure of capacity equivalent to 3.531 cubic feet. Symbol: hl
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Noun1.hectolitre - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters
metric capacity unit - a capacity unit defined in metric terms
dal, decaliter, decalitre, dekaliter, dekalitre, dkl - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters
cubic meter, cubic metre, kiloliter, kilolitre - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters
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Translations

hectolitre

hectoliter (US) [ˈhektəʊˌliːtəʳ] Nhectolitro m
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hectolitre

, (US) hectoliter
nHektoliter m
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Half-year volumes were up 3.1% to 116.1 million hectolitres. In Europe, they fell 1.5%, but volumes rose in Asia Pacific by 10%, in Africa, Middle East, & Eastern Europe by 7.1%, and in the Americas by 2.9%.
China is the world's fifth largest market for wine at almost 18 million hectolitres per year.
However, hectolitre weight, gluten, Zeleny sedimentation, enzyme activity, acidity and the color of the wheat worsened when it was stored for more than three months.
All told, it takes about 12 hours to put out a batch, or 34 hectolitres of beer.
The brewer saw its revenue increase by 3.9% to USD 10.6 million, but beer sales decline by 1.2% to 105.8 million hectolitres in the second quarter of this year.
- Article 4: From 2008, the minimum excise duty for intermediate products is set at 59 euro per hectolitre of the product
Big Rock achieved volume growth of 18.4% from 99,623 hectolitres to 117,918 hectolitres.
For the record, Member States which apply a rate below Euro 1000 per hectolitre cannot reduce their national rates.
There is also pain in store for French wine buffs as the OIV predicts a 19 percent fall in France's output to 36.7 million hectolitres. In Spain, production is also expected to fall by 15 percent, to 33.5m hectolitres.
Italy remained the world's top producer for the second straight year, with a volume of 48.8 million hectolitres, according to figures released by the International Organisation of Vine and Wine.