Definitions

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  • n. Ten litres. Symbol: dal

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters

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Examples

  • Then they divide that up again into their decimetre, centimetre, millilitre, decalitre, hectolitre, and a kilolitre.

    The British and the Metric Systems

  • In short (excuse the pun), for one reason or another users in the UK would be better served by a better dictionary of abbreviations than this; US users should be alerted to the fact that the text is British, unedited for American spelling: for ` decagramme, decalitre, decametre 'read ` decagram, decaliter, decameter.'

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol XVIII No 2

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