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n. Abbr. kl
A metric unit of volume equal to 1,000 liters (1,056 liquid quarts).


(ˈkɪl əˌli tər)

a unit of volume, equal to 1000 liters; a cubic meter. Abbr.: kl
Also, esp. Brit.,kil′o•li`tre.
[1800–10; < French]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.kiloliter - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters
metric capacity unit - a capacity unit defined in metric terms
hectoliter, hectolitre, hl - a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters
cubic kilometer, cubic kilometre - a unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge
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Moreover, the domestic naphtha price is expected to further rise to \45,000-\50,000 per kiloliter in the October-December period this year from \35,000 per kiloliter for the same period last year.
The benchmark September contract for Middle Eastern crude oil on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange scored a daily limit rise of 1,000 yen from the previous day to 41,510 yen per kiloliter in the morning before ending the day at 41,210 yen, up 700 yen from Wednesday's close.
The benchmark September contract for Middle East crude on the Tokyo Commodity Exchange briefly hit a new record high of 39,690 yen per kiloliter Monday, up 910 yen from the end of last week.
Crude oil futures prices also shot up on the exchange, with the key August contract up 230 yen to finish at 20,540 yen per kiloliter.
Japanese wine sales double, sake sales decline: Japanese sales of wine between January and June 1998 more than doubled from the 90,000 kiloliter level recorded during the same period of 1997, to 200,000 kiloliters, according to the Japan International Agricultural Council.
PT Medco Methanol Bunyu plans to build an ethanol plant in East Java with a capacity of 500 kiloliter a day as biofuel feedstock.
Pertamina only cut supply to filling stations by 5% to reduce consumption from 11,500 kiloliter per day to 10,500 kiloliters in line with the quota set in the state budget.
Sales stood at 15,671 kiloliters, or 98,571 barrels, in June.
Construction of a waste water treatment plant at its headquarters, which will be completed in four months and treat 20 kiloliters of sewage daily.
In 2013, lube oil sales of Pertamina Lubricant reached 585,000 kiloliters, with 60% to 65% or 454,000 kiloliters are disposed of on the domestic market.
30 ( ANI ): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vijender Gupta on Monday said that decision taken by the Delhi Jal Board to supply 20 kiloliters of free water to each household is not going to benefit anyone.
39 million kiloliters, marking the third consecutive monthly year-on-year drop.