deciliter

deciliter

[des-uh-lee-ter]
noun
a unit of capacity equal to 1/10 (0.1) liter (about 3.38 U.S. fluid ounces). Abbreviation: dl
Also, especially British, decilitre.


Origin:
1795–1805; < French décilitre. See deci-, liter

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decilitre or (US) deciliter (ˈdɛsɪˌliːtə)
 
n
dl one tenth of a litre
 
deciliter or (US) deciliter
 
n

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