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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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After approval by the concerned authority, the new price from next month for petrol would be Rs 84.51 per liter from current price of Rs 81.53 per liter, diesel price might reach to Rs 100.16 per liter from Rs 89.91 per liter, light diesel would be Rs 70.09 per liter from Rs 58.37 per liter and kerosene oil price might be around Rs 77.06 per liter from Rs 64.32 per liter.
On Thursday, Lukoil reduced wholesale prices, with gasoline A95H retreating to BGN 2274 per 1ooo liters, gasoline A98 settling at BGN 2334 per 1ooo liters, diesel trading at 2239.20 per 1000 liters and gasoil selling for BGN 2251.20 per 1000 liters.
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Petro Gazz, meanwhile, implemented a higher price cut of P2.50 per liter in gasoline.
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