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hectolitre


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hectoliter  \Hec"to*li`ter\,  Hectolitre  \Hec"to*li`tre\,  n.  [F. 
  hectolitre,  fr  Gr  ?  hundred  +  F.  litre  a  liter.] 
  A  measure  of  liquids,  containing  a  hundred  liters;  equal  to  a 
  tenth  of  a  cubic  meter,  nearly  261/2  gallons  of  wine  measure, 
  or  22.0097  imperial  gallons.  As  a  dry  measure,  it  contains 
  ten  decaliters,  or  about  25/6  Winchester  bushels. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hectolitre 
  n  :  a  metric  unit  of  volume  or  capacity  equal  to  100  liters 
  [syn:  {hectoliter},  {hl}] 




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