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hectoliter

[hek-tuh-lee-ter] /ˈhɛk təˌli tər/
noun
1.
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
1800-1810
1800-10; < French hectolitre. See hecto-, liter
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  • Lines with the translocation had higher hectoliter weights, but the difference was not significant.
British Dictionary definitions for hectoliter

hectolitre

/ˈhɛktəʊˌliːtə/
noun
1.
one hundred litres. A measure of capacity equivalent to 3.531 cubic feet hl
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