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liter


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Liter  \Li"ter\,  Litre  \Li"tre\,  n.  [F.  litre,  Gr  ?  a  silver 
  coin.] 
  A  measure  of  capacity  in  the  metric  system,  being  a  cubic 
  decimeter,  equal  to  61.022  cubic  inches,  or  2.113  American 
  pints,  or  1.76  English  pints. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  liter 
  n  :  a  metric  unit  of  capacity  equal  to  the  volume  of  1  kilogram 
  of  pure  water  at  4  degrees  centigrade  and  760  mm  of 
  mercury  (or  approximately  1.76  pints)  [syn:  {litre},  {l}, 
  {cubic  decimeter},  {cubic  decimetre}] 




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