Definition of kiloliter in English:

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kiloliter

Pronunciation: /ˈkiləˌlēdər/
(British kilolitre , abbreviation kl)

noun

1,000 liters (equivalent to 220 imperial gallons).
Example sentences
  • Of the energy consumed, 85.7 percent was in the form of electricity (24.36 million kiloliters of crude oil equivalent) and oil products (20.50 million kiloliters of crude oil equivalent).
  • Energy use increased 1.9 percent from a year earlier to the equivalent of 9.52 million kiloliters (59.9 million barrels) of oil in September, the Bureau of Energy said on its Web site.
  • Energy use rose 5.8 percent from a year earlier to the equivalent of 9.83 million kiloliters (61.8 million barrels) of oil in August, the Bureau of Energy said yesterday.

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Syllabification: kil·o·li·ter

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