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half-liter

[haf-lee-ter, hahf-] /ˈhæfˈli tər, ˈhɑf-/
noun
1.
a unit of capacity equal to 500 cubic centimeters.
Origin of half-liter
1920-1925
1920-25
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  • It contained only a half-liter bottle, wax-sealed, containing a dark reddish-brown syrup.

    Hunter Patrol Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire

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