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litre (n.)

chiefly British English spelling of liter; for spelling, see -re.

updated on August 04, 2016

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Definitions of litre from WordNet

litre (n.)
a 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);
Synonyms: liter / l / cubic decimeter / cubic decimetre
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