Definition of megalitre in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmɛɡəliːtə/
(US megaliter , abbreviation Ml)


A metric unit of capacity equal to a million litres.
Example sentences
  • For comparison, annual household consumption of water was estimated at about 500,000 megalitres.
  • The cistern is an underground, covered storage of 90 megalitres.
  • The daily average consumption also rose to 24.77 megalitres (ML) - an increase of 0.65 ML a day.

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