1. [syn: liter, litre, l, cubic decimeter, cubic decimetre]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Liter \Li"ter\, Litre \Li"tre\ (l[=e]"t[~e]r; 277), n. [F.
litre, Gr. li`tra a silver coin.]
A measure of capacity in the metric system, being a cubic
decimeter, equal to 61.022 cubic inches, or 2.113 American
pints, or 1.76 English pints.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume
of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions;
now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75
pints) [syn: liter, litre, l, cubic decimeter,