dekalitre

dekaliter

[dek-uh-lee-ter]
noun
a unit of capacity equal to 10 liters (9.08 quarts U.S. dry measure or 2.64 gallons U.S. liquid measure). Abbreviation: dal
Also, decaliter; especially British, dekalitre.


Origin:
1800–10; < French décalitre. See deka-, liter

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dekaliter

noun
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters 
dekalitre

noun
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters [syn: dekaliter
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