liter definition

  • noun:
    • A metric device of amount add up to approximately 1.056 fluid quarts, 0.908 dry quart, or 0.264 gallon. See Dining Table at measurement.
    • United States spelling of litre: One cubic decimeter.
    • A measure of ability inside metric system, becoming a cubic decimeter, corresponding to 61.022 cubic inches, or 2.113 American pints, or 1.76 English pints.
    • A Middle English kind of litter.
    • the machine of ability when you look at the metric system, corresponding to 0.88036 imperial quart, or 1.056 united states of america quarts; the volume of one kilogram of liquid at its optimum density.
    • a metric device of ability, formerly thought as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard problems; now add up to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or roughly 1.75 pints)

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