Definition of Decalitre

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

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



Definition of Decalitre

1. Noun. Ten litres. Symbol: dal ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Decalitre

decalcifies
decalcify
decalcifying
decalcomania
decalcomanias
decalcomanie
decalescence
decalibrate
decalibrated
decalibrates
decalibrating
decalin
decalins
decaliter
decaliters
decalitre (current term)
decalitres
decalog
decalogies
decalogist
decalogists
decalogs
decalogues
decalogy
decals
decalumen
decalvant
decamer
decameric
decamers

Literary usage of Decalitre

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

1. The Merchants', Students' and Clerks' Manual by James Robinson (1856)
"... at 5 francs per decalitre, duty 40 per cent. Allowing on all but the champagne, a deduction of 2 per cent, for leakage, and 5 per cent, on the champagne ..."

2. International Exchanges: Letter to the Honorable Hannibal Hamlin by Hannibal Hamlin, Alexandre Vattemare, William Wilberforce Mann (1853)
"15 litres is a quantity more promptly apprehended, and more easily expressed by an ignorant man, than 1 decalitre and n half. The first expression too would ..."

3. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1855)
"The decalitre Ten litres. The litre One litre. The decilitre One-tenth of a litre. The centilitre One hundredth of n litre. The litre, which is used as the ..."

4. The Microscope and Its Revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter, William Henry Dallinger (1891)
"decalitre = 10 Litres . . = 2-19941 C, Gals. = 2-19941 ., Gib. ... decalitre Hectolitre Kilolitre . WINCHESTER INTO METRIC Dry - 5-50590 ..."

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