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.

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

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

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Lines with the translocation had higher hectoliter weights, but the difference was not significant.
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