The tank was filled with a decaliter of water. From LearnThat.org.
In short (excuse the pun), for one reason or another users in the UK would be better served by a better dictionary of abbreviations than this; US users should be alerted to the fact that the text is British, unedited for American spelling: for ` decagramme, decalitre, decametre 'read ` decagram, decaliter, decameter.'. From Wordnik.com. [VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XVIII No 2] Reference
"No more than a decaliter.". From Wordnik.com. [Ender's Game]
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