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kiloliter

[kil-uh-lee-ter] /ˈkɪl əˌli tər/
noun
1.
a unit of volume, equal to 1000 liters; a cubic meter.
Abbreviation: kl.
Also, especially British, kilolitre.
Origin
1800-1810
1800-10; < French kilolitre. See kilo-, liter
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kiloliter

n.

1810, from French kilolitre; see kilo- + liter.

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