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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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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).

Usage examples (29)
  • We continued to sell kerosene at Rs 9 a litre, which is cheaper than a bottle of packaged water.
  • The posted price at most stations is about 84 cents a litre, which is a drop of just over two cents.
  • Retrofitting a bag-making machine from a gallon to a litre was a matter of cutting the plastic in a different spot.
  • The gas prices, btw, in Canadia change every few hours by a few cents a "litre". for more
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