litre vs liter

litre liter

Definitions

  • 1) informal A measure of volume equivalent to a litre.
  • 2) The metric unit of fluid measure, equal to one cubic decimetre. Symbols: l, L, ℓ
  • 3) Chiefly Brit. Same as liter.
  • 4) 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)
  • 5) A small tree of Chili, Rhus caustica, with very hard wood, used for axletrees, cogs, and furniture.
  • 6) See liter.
  • 7) In heraldry, a black band, supposed to represent the knightly belt, charged with the arms of the defunct, and painted on the wall of a church or chapel at the time of the funeral.

Definitions

  • 1) US spelling of litre: One cubic decimeter.
  • 2) A metric unit of volume equal to approximately 1.056 liquid quarts, 0.908 dry quart, or 0.264 gallon.
  • 3) A measure of capacity in the metric system, being a cubic decimeter, equal to 61.022 cubic inches, or 2.113 American pints, or 1.76 English pints.
  • 4) The unit of capacity in the metric system, equal to 0.88036 imperial quart, or 1.056 United States quarts; the volume of one kilogram of water at its maximum density.
  • 5) A Middle English form of litter.

Examples

  • 1) Four litres of milk produce only 1 litre of yoghurt, but the naturally thick product sells for a premium.
  • 2) That could save half a litre of petrol.
  • 3) Plastic ones may only hold five litres and metal ones only ten litres.
  • 4) She had placed what remained of a litre bottle of milk in the boot of the car.
  • 5) But it is illegal to have more than ten litres in one container.
  • 6) For drivers seeking a little more oomph the 1.6 litre engine should have been the solution.
  • 7) Almost 70 per cent of a litre is tax.
  • 8) The alternative 3 litre unit is hardly a soft option.
  • 9) Low mileage drivers may prefer the 3.2 litre petrol.
  • 10) The 2 litre petrol unit is the cheapest option.
  • 11) Last time oil was this cheap a litre of petrol cost 90p.
  • 12) A balloon containing one litre of air at the surface will be compressed to half a litre ten metres under.
  • 13) Add 2 chopped medium potatoes and 1 litre chicken or veg stock.
  • 14) It supplies 40,000 litres of milk a day to Tesco.
  • 15) With 75 per cent per litre being tax, what utter nonsense.
  • 16) In 1994 it sold 5m litres of organic milk.
  • 17) Meanwhile, motorists could be hit with 20p extra tax on a litre of petrol under party proposals to save the environment.
  • 18) Cars fitted with a 1.6 litre engine will need an engine repair while those with 2.0 litre engines would only need a software fix.
  • 19) The BMW had a 3.2 litre six cylinder engine.
  • 20) Its origins are based on a local territorial dispute but that is beside the point: thousands of litres of red wine are sprayed, poured and thrown.
  • 21) ‘In an irrigated area, a litre of milk takes at least 500 litres of water to produce.’
  • 22) ‘Campaigners say just one litre can make a million litres of fresh water unfit to drink.’
  • 23) ‘Before tax a litre of petrol is actually cheaper than a litre of bottled water.’
  • 24) ‘Who would care when a litre of petrol was cheaper than a litre of bottled water?’
  • 25) ‘The standard household lavatory, we are told, uses 7.5 litres of water per flush.’
  • 26) ‘Paul drank almost six litres of water without counting swigs taken from bottles offered along the roadside.’
  • 27) ‘When the roof is open, boot room is 208 litres, 63 litres more than the earlier model.’
  • 28) ‘Burning fuel and debris were shoved out of the core before it was deluged with five million litres of water.’
  • 29) ‘He also inventoried his provisions: two burritos, one liter of water, and some candy bar crumbs.’
  • 30) ‘About four kilograms of pounded sorghum and eight kilograms of brown sugar are added to one hundred liters of water.’
  • 31) ‘He drank three liters of water a day so he would not dehydrate.’
  • 32) ‘Elephants consume around 250 liters of clean water daily.’
  • 33) ‘The result is extrapolated to 60 seconds and reported in liters per minute.’
  • 34) ‘A hydrant's minimum capacity must be 1,000 liters per minute.’
  • 35) ‘He cut his tea back to one liter a day and did much better.’
  • 36) ‘You should then drink 1.5 liters per 1kg of weight lost.’
  • 37) ‘Two 8,000 - liter water tanks are installed for use by local residents.’
  • 38) ‘At least 0.4 liters of diesel was needed to produce one kilogram of tea.’
  • 39) ‘Recommendations run at about 1 liter per hour divided into 3-4 intakes.’
  • 40) ‘The new pump should produce an additional 220,000 liters per hour.’

Examples

  • 1) `I'm milking her for every liter of fuel at an airspeed of only forty klicks an hour," he said finally.
  • 2) A half liter is about all two people can support these days, especially in restaurants (many have to drive), so that would stop leaving a fourth to a third of the bottle undrunk on the table.
  • 3) The price per liter is set by the government and changes on a monthly basis (always upward, from my experience).
  • 4) At the average world price of bottled water of US$0. 44 per liter, that is US$7. 9 billion or enough money to pay off the proposed water expenditures in less than ten years.
  • 5) The U.S. government sets a limit for drinking water at 10 micrograms of arsenic per liter, which is exceeded in the water consumed by 13 million Americans who mostly live in rural areas that rely on wells to bring up ground water, the researchers wrote in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
  • 6) Human milk generally provides 25 IU of vitamin D per liter, which is not enough for an infant if it is the sole source of vitamin D.
  • 7) The test showed a blood mercury level of 72 micrograms per liter, which is nearly 14 times higher than the New York State reporting level.
  • 8) And after all a liter is a little bigger than a quart, so it is not that hard to convert.
  • 9) Diesel here is currently running 0.93 euros/liter, which is about $4.70/gal.
  • 10) Wells in Mauritius have high nitrate levels reaching 50 micrograms per liter, which is up to the World Health Organization-defined safety limits.
  • 11) ‘In an irrigated area, a litre of milk takes at least 500 litres of water to produce.’
  • 12) ‘Campaigners say just one litre can make a million litres of fresh water unfit to drink.’
  • 13) ‘Before tax a litre of petrol is actually cheaper than a litre of bottled water.’
  • 14) ‘Who would care when a litre of petrol was cheaper than a litre of bottled water?’
  • 15) ‘The standard household lavatory, we are told, uses 7.5 litres of water per flush.’
  • 16) ‘Paul drank almost six litres of water without counting swigs taken from bottles offered along the roadside.’
  • 17) ‘When the roof is open, boot room is 208 litres, 63 litres more than the earlier model.’
  • 18) ‘Burning fuel and debris were shoved out of the core before it was deluged with five million litres of water.’
  • 19) ‘He also inventoried his provisions: two burritos, one liter of water, and some candy bar crumbs.’
  • 20) ‘About four kilograms of pounded sorghum and eight kilograms of brown sugar are added to one hundred liters of water.’
  • 21) ‘He drank three liters of water a day so he would not dehydrate.’
  • 22) ‘Elephants consume around 250 liters of clean water daily.’
  • 23) ‘The result is extrapolated to 60 seconds and reported in liters per minute.’
  • 24) ‘A hydrant's minimum capacity must be 1,000 liters per minute.’
  • 25) ‘He cut his tea back to one liter a day and did much better.’
  • 26) ‘You should then drink 1.5 liters per 1kg of weight lost.’
  • 27) ‘Two 8,000 - liter water tanks are installed for use by local residents.’
  • 28) ‘At least 0.4 liters of diesel was needed to produce one kilogram of tea.’
  • 29) ‘Recommendations run at about 1 liter per hour divided into 3-4 intakes.’
  • 30) ‘The new pump should produce an additional 220,000 liters per hour.’
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