Definition of hectoliter in English:

hectoliter

Syllabification: hec·to·li·ter
Pronunciation: /ˈhektəˌlētər
 
/
(British hectolitre
, abbreviation: hl)

noun

  • A metric unit of capacity equal to one hundred liters, used especially for wine, beer, grain, and other agricultural produce.
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    • A company executive said the brewer's plant in the capital will be expanded from its current capacity of 1.4 million hectolitres to 1.7 million hectolitres per year.
    • It has been estimated that they would have contained about 2,500 hectolitres of wine; details of their capacities were inscribed below their necks.
    • Annual capacity would be 200,000 tonnes, equivalent to 1.7 million barrels or 1.97 million hectolitres of beer.

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