Definition of Liter

1. Noun. A metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints).

Exact synonyms: Cubic Decimeter, Cubic Decimetre, L, Litre
Generic synonyms: Metric Capacity Unit
Terms within: Deciliter, Decilitre, Dl
Group relationships: Dal, Decaliter, Decalitre, Dekaliter, Dekalitre, Dkl



Definition of Liter

1. n. 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.

Definition of Liter

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of litre dot=:) One cubic decimeter. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Liter

1. a unit of capacity [n -S]

Medical Definition of Liter

1. A measure of capacity of 1000 cubic centimeters or 1 cubic decimeter; equivalent to 1.056688 quarts (U.S., liquid). Origin: Fr., fr. G. Litra, a pound (05 Mar 2000)

Liter Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Liter Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Liter

litanies
litany
litarge
litas
litate
litchee
litchees
litchi
litchi nut
litchi tree
litchis
lite
lited
liteness
litenesses
liter (current term)
literacies
literacy
literal
literal agraphia
literal belief
literal error
literal interpretation
literal rule
literalise
literalism
literalisms
literalist
literalistic
literalistically

Literary usage of Liter

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... chloride has a maximum value corresponding to about 225 grams of the more soluble salt per liter, and about 10.9 grams per liter of calcium sulphate. ..."

2. Standard Methods of Chemical Analysis: A Manual of Analytical Methods and by Wilfred Welday Scott (1922)
"For N/2 HCI dilute 39 ее. of the above acid to 1 liter and standardize. Iodine Solution. Fifty grams of iodine to 1 liter of alcohol. ..."

3. American Druggist (1891)
"The calculated molecular quantity is weighed out, placed in the liter flask, and dissolved in the menstruum (distilled water) at about 15┬░ C., ..."

4. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1915)
"2 mg. per liter Fixed solids 2.8 mg. per liter 2.8 mg. per liter Total NHj o. 58 mg. per liter 0.03 mg. per liter Free COj 6.0 mg. per liter 2.2 mg. per ..."

5. Report (1913)
"At the beginning of the observations, July 13, the oxygen content at the surface was a little over 7.2 cc. per liter while at three and five meters the ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Liter

Search for Liter on Dictionary.com!Search for Liter on Thesaurus.com!Search for Liter on Google!Search for Liter on Wikipedia!

Search