(US liter, abbreviation: l)
Definition of litre in English:
A metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of water under standard conditions, now equal to 1,000 cubic centimetres (about 1.75 pints): [as modifier]: a litre bottle of wine
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- In an irrigated area, a litre of milk takes at least 500 litres of water to produce.
- Campaigners say just one litre can make a million litres of fresh water unfit to drink.
- Before tax a litre of petrol is actually cheaper than a litre of bottled water.
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