litre definition

  • noun:
    • Chiefly British Variant of liter.
    • The metric unit of liquid measure, equal to one cubic decimetre. Symbols: l, L, ℓ
    • A measure of amount equal to a litre.
    • just like liter.
    • See liter.
    • In heraldry, a black musical organization, likely to portray the knightly buckle, faced with the hands for the defunct, and painted on the wall surface of a church or chapel during the funeral.
    • a little tree of Chili, Rhus caustica, with very hard timber, used for axletrees, cogs, and furnishings.
    • a metric device of capacity, previously thought as the quantity of just one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now corresponding to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)

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