from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A metric unit of volume equal to 1,000 liters (1,056 liquid quarts).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of kilolitre. One thousand liters.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A measure of capacity equal to a cubic meter, or a thousand liters. It is equivalent to 35.315 cubic feet, and to 220.04 imperial gallons, or 264.18 American gallons of 321 cubic inches.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A unit of capacity equal to 1,000 liters.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters
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As the kiloliter is a cubic meter, the key of the measure of length is also that of capacity.
Under the current law, crude oil is taxed 2,040 yen, or $23.90, a kiloliter; liquefied petroleum gas and liquefied natural gas at 1,080 yen a metric ton; and thermal coal 700 yen a ton.
The price of jet fuel in Mumbai, home to India's busiest airport, will be raised by 2,422 rupees ($50.5) per kiloliter to 39,789 rupees/kiloliter.
Mr. Patel said jet fuel currently costs the most in Kolkata at 46,000 rupees per kiloliter.
The minister also said that for every increase of 1,000 rupees per kiloliter in jet fuel prices, the cost impact on the industry is 3 billion rupees.
In comparison, Singapore charges 24,000 rupees per kiloliter, while in Dubai it is about 26,000 rupees per kiloliter.
Since the beginning of the year, the price of heavy oil used in fishing boats has risen from about $700 a kiloliter (264 gallons) to about $1,100, almost three times what it cost six years ago.
Tank terminal with 81 tanks with total storage volume of 3,45,624 kiloliter for storage of various liquids like edible oils, petroleum products, bitumen in bulk and chemicals.
An Indian Oil Corporation official said that the ATF prices in Delhi were reduced to Rs 30,288 per kiloliter.
Following this, ATF prices in the metros have come down between Rs 44,965 and Rs 53,663 per kiloliter, a 20\% drop from last month.
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