Definition of decalitre in English:


Line breaks: deca|litre
Pronunciation: /ˈdɛkəliːtə
(US decaliter, dekaliter
, abbreviation: dal; US also dkl)


  • A metric unit of capacity, equal to 10 litres.
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    • The winery can process 15,000 tons of grapes per year, producing 1 million decalitres of wine.
    • The company plans to increase production to 1.2mn decalitres of beer a month and to sell 10 mn decalitres a year.
    • Exports to Ukraine, which comes second, increased significantly from 19,800 to 94,000 decaliters.

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