Definition of decaliter in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdekəˌlēdər/
(also dekaliter , abbreviation dal or dkl)


A metric unit of capacity, equal to 10 liters.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: dec·a·li·ter

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