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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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