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decalitre


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Decaliter  \Dec"a*li`ter\,  Decalitre  \Dec"a*li`tre\,  n.  [F. 
  d['e]calitre;  Gr  de`ka  ten  +  F.  litre.  See  {Liter}.] 
  A  measure  of  capacity  in  the  metric  system;  a  cubic  volume  of 
  ten  liters,  equal  to  about  610.24  cubic  inches,  that  is 
  2.642  wine  gallons. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  decalitre 
  n  :  a  metric  unit  of  volume  or  capacity  equal  to  10  liters  [syn: 
  {dekaliter},  {dekalitre},  {decaliter},  {dal},  {dkl}] 




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