hectolitre

hectoliter

[hek-tuh-lee-ter]
noun
a unit of capacity equal to 100 liters, equivalent to 2.8378 U.S. bushels, or 26.418 U.S. gallons. Abbreviation: hl
Also, hektoliter; especially British, hectolitre.


Origin:
1800–10; < French hectolitre. See hecto-, liter

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hectolitre or (US) hectoliter (ˈhɛktəʊˌliːtə)
 
n
hl one hundred litres. A measure of capacity equivalent to 3.531 cubic feet
 
hectoliter or (US) hectoliter
 
n

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