
Definition of Decaliter
1. Noun. A metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters.
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
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Medical Definition of Decaliter
1. Ten liters. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Decaliter
Literary usage of Decaliter
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."