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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