HyperDic: liter

English > 1 sense of the word liter:
NOUNquantityliter, litre, l, cubic decimeter, cubic decimetrea metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions
liter > pronunciation
Soundsliy'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > liter: 1 sense > noun 1, quantity
MeaningA 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).
Synonymslitre, l, cubic decimeter, cubic decimetre
Part ofdekaliter, dekalitre, decaliter, decalitre, dal, dklA metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters
Partsdeciliter, decilitre, dlA metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter
Broadermetric capacity unitA capacity unit defined in metric terms
Spanishdecímetro cúbico, litro, l
Catalandecímetre cúbic, litre, l

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