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li•ter



Pronunciation: (lē'tur), [key]
n.
a unit of capacity redefined in 1964 by a reduction of 28 parts in a million to be exactly equal to one cubic decimeter. It is equivalent to 1.0567 U.S. liquid quarts and is equal to the volume of one kilogram of distilled water at 4°C. Abbr.: l Also, esp. Brit.,litre.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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