Definition of Decaliter

1. Noun. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.

Exact synonyms: Dal, Decalitre, Dekaliter, Dekalitre, Dkl
Generic synonyms: Metric Capacity Unit
Terms within: Cubic Decimeter, Cubic Decimetre, L, Liter, Litre
Group relationships: Hectoliter, Hectolitre, Hl



Definition of Decaliter

1. n. 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.

Definition of Decaliter

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of decalitre) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decaliter

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Decaliter

1. Ten liters. (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Decaliter

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1. A Mental Arithmetic: Based on Analysis and Induction by George Washington Hull (1896)
"Deciliters in a decaliter? In a hectoliter? 3. Liters in a hectoliter? ... In a decaliter? Approximately— 6. What part of a hectoliter is a bushel? ..."

2. Revolution in Measurement: Western European Weights and Measures Since the by Ronald Edward Zupko (1990)
"The decaliter was approximately the equivalent of an ordinary goblet; its half and double were convenient for most liquids. The liter differed little from ..."

3. Revolution in Measurement: Western European Weights and Measures Since the by Ronald Edward Zupko (1990)
"The decaliter was approximately the equivalent of an ordinary goblet; its half and double were convenient for most liquids. The liter differed little from ..."

4. Higher Arithmetic by John Charles Stone, James Franklin Millis (1917)
"... 1 decaliter = 2.6417 liquid gallons 1 peck = .881 of a ... 1 decaliter = 1.135 pecks 1 bushel = .3524 of a hectoliter 1 hectoliter= 2.8377 bushels ..."

5. Rational Arithmetic by George Pease Lord, George Ludlow White (1920)
"1 inch 1 foot 1 yard 1 rod 1 mile = .3785 of a decaliter = .881 of a decaliter = .3524 of a hectoliter = .908 of a dry quart = 1.0567 liquid quarts = 2.6417 ..."

6. Arithmetic for Business with Short Methods and Rapid Calculations in All by Jacob Henry Minick, Clement Carrington Gaines (1904)
"1 Cu. Meter = 1.308cu. yards. 1 Stere =. 2759 of a cord. MEASURES OF CAPACITY. .qt. = .9463 of a Liter. t. = 1.101 Liters. gal.= .3785 of a decaliter. ..."

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