
Definition of Deciliter
1. Noun. A metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter.
Exact synonyms: Decilitre, Dl
Generic synonyms: Metric Capacity Unit
Terms within: Centiliter, Centilitre, Cl
Group relationships: Cubic Decimeter, Cubic Decimetre, L, Liter, Litre
Generic synonyms: Metric Capacity Unit
Terms within: Centiliter, Centilitre, Cl
Group relationships: Cubic Decimeter, Cubic Decimetre, L, Liter, Litre
Definition of Deciliter
1. n. A measure of capacity or volume in the metric system; one tenth of a liter, equal to 6.1022 cubic inches, or 3.38 fluid ounces.
Definition of Deciliter
1. Noun. (alternative spelling of decilitre) ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Deciliter
1. [n S]
Medical Definition of Deciliter
1. Onetenth of a liter. (05 Mar 2000)
Lexicographical Neighbors of Deciliter
Literary usage of Deciliter
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Metric Manual for Schools: The Decimal System of Measures and Weights, with by Henry Edmund Sawyer (1877)
"Here are two deciliter measures. One scholar may take this one (of copper or tin),
... Another may take the wooden deciliter and measure a liter of seed. ..."