from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- abbr. hectoliter
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- n. Symbol for the hectoliter (hectolitre), an SI unit of fluid measure equal to 102 liters (litres).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An initial combination formerly in use in early Middle English and Anglo-Saxon, now reduced to l- by the omission of h. For examples, see laugh, lean, listen, loaf, lord, loud, low, etc.
- n. An abbreviation of hectoliter. See metric system.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters
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