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.The litre (or liter - see spelling differences) is a unit of volume.^ The litre (or liter in US ) is a metric unit of volume .

^ The litre or liter (see spelling differences) is a unit of volume.The international unit of volume is the cubic metre (m³).
  • Litre to Gallon Conversion - Convert Litre to Gallon - Volume Metric Conversion 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.conversion-metric.org [Source type: News]

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  • Litre encyclopedia topics | Reference.com 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.reference.com [Source type: General]

.There are two official symbols: the Latin letter L in lower and upper case (l and L).^ There are two official symbols, the Latin letter el in both cases: l and L .

The lower case L is also often written as a cursive , though this symbol has no official approval by any international bureau. .Although the litre is not an SI unit, it is accepted for use with the SI,[1] and has appeared in several versions of the metric system.^ The litre is not an SI unit but is accepted for use with the SI. The SI unit of volume is the cubic metre (m³).

^ The metric system used litre as a volume unit.
  • Gallon to Litre Conversion / Convert Gal to L / US Gallon to Litre / Convert US Gallons to Liters ( US Gal to L ) 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC opentoronto.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Agreed that they are two different systems of units, but I need to know what should be used as a constant or multiplier to convert them.
  • conversion litre: conversion gramme en litre | conversion poids litre | 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC digilander.libero.it [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The official SI unit of volume is the cubic metre (m3), equivalent to 1,000 litres.^ There are 1,000 litres in a cubic metre (m).

^ Non-SI unit of volume, .
  • IUPAC Gold Book - litre 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC goldbook.iupac.org [Source type: Academic]

^ There are 1,000 litres in a cubic metre .
  • Litre - Wikinfo 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC wikinfo.org [Source type: Reference]

.One litre is equal to 1/1,000 cubic metres and is denoted as 1 cubic decimetre (dm3).^ Litres is equal to 1 Cubic foot!
  • TurboBass Litre to Cubic Feet Converter - Free software downloads and software reviews - CNET Download.com 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC download.cnet.com [Source type: General]

^ A litre (US: liter) is defined as one cubic decimetre (1 L = 1 cubic dm).
  • Gallon to Litre Conversion / Convert Gal to L / US Gallon to Litre / Convert US Gallons to Liters ( US Gal to L ) 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC opentoronto.com [Source type: Academic]

^ There are 1,000 litres in a cubic metre (m).

.The word litre is derived from an older French unit, the litron, whose name came from Greek via Latin.^ The word "litre" came from an older French unit, the litron, the name came from Greek via Latin.
  • Gallon to Litre Conversion / Convert Gal to L / US Gallon to Litre / Convert US Gallons to Liters ( US Gal to L ) 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC opentoronto.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Its name derived from an older French unit, the litron , whose name came from Greek via Latin.
  • Litre - Wikinfo 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC wikinfo.org [Source type: Reference]

^ Originally, the only symbol for the litre was l (lowercase letter l), following the SI convention that only those unit symbols that abbreviate the name of a person start with a capital letter.

.The original French metric system used the litre as a base unit.^ The metric system used litre as a volume unit.
  • Gallon to Litre Conversion / Convert Gal to L / US Gallon to Litre / Convert US Gallons to Liters ( US Gal to L ) 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC opentoronto.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Agreed that they are two different systems of units, but I need to know what should be used as a constant or multiplier to convert them.
  • conversion litre: conversion gramme en litre | conversion poids litre | 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC digilander.libero.it [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The word "litre" came from an older French unit, the litron, the name came from Greek via Latin.
  • Gallon to Litre Conversion / Convert Gal to L / US Gallon to Litre / Convert US Gallons to Liters ( US Gal to L ) 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC opentoronto.com [Source type: Academic]

.The spelling of the word used by the International Bureau of Weights and Measures is "litre".[1] This spelling is also the usual one in English in most English speaking countries, but the usual American English spelling is "liter", which is officially endorsed by the United States.^ The litre or liter (see spelling differences) is a unit of volume.
  • Drink 1 litre of water a day on 43 Things 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC terrazadelpacifico.com [Source type: General]

^ Litre measurements Litre conversion Convert liters to m...
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  • Litre encyclopedia topics | Reference.com 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.reference.com [Source type: General]

^ The litre (spelled litre in Commonwealth English[ [1] ] and liter in American English) is a unit of volume .

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Definition

.A litre is defined as a special name for a cubic decimetre (1 L = 1 dm3 = 103 cm3).^ A litre is defined as a special name for a cubic decimetre (1 L = 1 dm).
  • litre : traduction litre - dictionnaire anglais 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC dict.sylang.com [Source type: Original source]

^ U.S. liquid gallon is legally defined as 231 cubic inches, and is equal to 3.785411784 litres or about 0.13368 cubic feet.
  • Litre to Gallon Conversion - Convert Litre to Gallon - Volume Metric Conversion 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.conversion-metric.org [Source type: News]

^ Your First Name: Your Email Address: Home Port Collection Bulk Port Pipeclay Tawny Port - Bulk 5 litre or 10 litre .
  • Pipeclay Tawny Port - Bulk 5 litre or 10 litre - Pieter van Gent Winery & Vineyard 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.pvgwinery.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Hence 1 L ≡ 0.001 m3 (exactly). So 1,000 L = 1 m3
.From 1901 to 1964 the litre was defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water at 4°C and 760 millimetres of mercury pressure.^ The kilogram was originally defined as the weight of one litre of pure water at the freezing point.
  • Litre - encyclopedia article - Citizendium 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC en.citizendium.org [Source type: Academic]

^ A liter of water weighs one kilogram.
  • Drink 1 litre of water a day on 43 Things 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC terrazadelpacifico.com [Source type: General]

^ From 1901 to 1964 the litre was defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water at 4 °C (39.2 °F) and standard atmospheric pressure; in 1964 the original, present value was reinstated.
  • litre (l) (unit of measurement) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: Reference]

.During this time, a litre was about 1.000028 dm3.^ This made the litre equal to about 1.000 028 dm (earlier reference works usually put it at 1.000 027 dm).

In 1964 this definition was abandoned in favour of the current one.

SI prefixes applied to the litre

.The litre, though not an official SI unit, may be used with SI prefixes.^ The litre is not an SI unit, but (along with units such as hours and days) is listed as one of the "units outside the SI that are accepted for use with the SI." The SI unit of volume is the cubic metre (m).

^ The litre is subdivided into smaller units by the application of SI prefixes , making 1 litre equivalent to: .

^ The symbol L was introduced in 1979 to avoid confusion with 1 and I. The litre is not an SI unit, but is "accepted for use with the International System" [2].
  • Litre - Wikinfo 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC wikinfo.org [Source type: Reference]

.The most commonly used derived unit is the millilitre, defined as one-thousandth of a litre, and also often referred to by the SI derived unit name "cubic centimetre". It is a commonly used measurement, especially in medicine and cooking.^ In SI , a special name for the cubic decimeter, and thus a unit of capacity.
  • liter (litre) 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.sizes.com [Source type: Academic]

^ In 1964 , at the 12th CGPM conference, the litre was once again defined in exact relation to the metre, as another name for the cubic decimetre, that is, exactly 1 dm.

^ ARTICLE from the Encyclopædia Britannica   unit of measurement also spelled liter unit of volume in the metric system , equal to one cubic decimetre (0.001 cubic metre).
  • litre (l) (unit of measurement) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: Reference]

.Other units may be found in the table below, the more often used terms are in bold.^ We'd have used this tank for the processor if we'd found it earlier: 100 litres, and taller and thinner than the others -- tall and thin is a better shape for processors.
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ It may use more fuel but is a far more reliable engine, the only problem the petrol's suffer from is crank angle sensors failing which are easily replaced.
  • Jeep Cherokee 2.5 Litre Turbo Diesel 4WD @ ExplorOz 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.exploroz.com [Source type: General]

^ By stacking the units on top of one another, it makes a far more economical use of space than simply having a single layer.

.However, some authorities advise against some of them (for example, in the United States, NIST advocates using the millilitre or litre instead of the centilitre[3]).^ Using a Galaxie 500, with an XL Interior, some added features and some custom badges, the FORD 7-Litre was born.

^ There are 1000 millimeters in a meter, however, and a thousand millilitres in a litre.
  • Is there 1000 millimeters in a litre? - Yahoo! Answers 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC answers.yahoo.com [Source type: General]

^ However, Volkswagen in Europe is starting to purchase this unit and Chrysler in the US is using the Euromag coolant meter on each of its range of trucks.” Litre Meter, a leading manufacturer and supplier of custom flow meters, is the UK distributor for the Euromag Electromagnetic range of flow meters.
  • Litre Meter | Smye Holland Associates Public Relations 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.smye-holland.com [Source type: Reference]

Multiple Name Symbols Equivalent volume Submultiple Name Symbols Equivalent volume
100 L litre l (ℓ) L dm3 cubic decimetre    
101 L decalitre dal daL   10–1 L decilitre dl dL  
102 L hectolitre hl hL   10–2 L centilitre cl cL  
103 L kilolitre kl kL m3 cubic metre 10–3 L millilitre ml mL cm3 cubic centimetre (cc)
106 L megalitre Ml ML dam3 cubic decametre 10–6 L microlitre µl µL mm3 cubic millimetre
109 L gigalitre Gl GL hm3 cubic hectometre 10–9 L nanolitre nl nL 106 µm3 1 million cubic micrometres
1012 L teralitre Tl TL km3 cubic kilometre 10–12 L picolitre pl pL 103 µm3 1 thousand cubic micrometres
1015 L petalitre Pl PL 103 km3 1 thousand cubic kilometres 10–15 L femtolitre fl fL µm3 cubic micrometre
1018 L exalitre El EL 106 km3 1 million cubic kilometres 10–18 L attolitre al aL 106 nm3 1 million cubic nanometres
1021 L zettalitre Zl ZL Mm3 cubic megametre 10–21 L zeptolitre zl zL 103 nm3 1 thousand cubic nanometres
1024 L yottalitre Yl YL 103 Mm3 1 thousand cubic megametres 10–24 L yoctolitre yl yL nm3 cubic nanometre

Non-metric conversions

Metric
Unit

Approximate Value
Non-Metric Unit
System
Non-Metric Unit
Metric Equivalency
1 L ≈ 0.87987699 quart Imperial 1 quart ≡ 1.1365225 L
1 L ≈ 1.056688 fluid quart U.S. 1 fluid quart ≡ 0.946352946 L
1 L ≈ 1.75975326 pint Imperial 1 pint ≡ 0.56826125 L
1 L ≈ 2.11337641 fluid pints U.S. 1 fluid pint ≡ 0.473176473 L
1 L ≈ 0.2641720523 liquid gallon U.S. 1 liquid gallon ≡ 3.785411784 L
1 L ≈ 0.21997 gallon Imperial 1 gallon ≡ 4.54609 L
1 L ≈ 0.0353146667 cubic foot   1 cubic foot ≡ 28.316846592 L
1 L ≈ 61.0237441 cubic inches   1 cubic inch ≡ 0.01638706 L
1 L ≈ 33.8140 customary fluid ounce U.S. 1 customary fluid ounce ≡ 29.5735295625 mL
1 L ≈ 35.1950 fluid ounces Imperial 1 fluid ounce ≡ 28.4130625 mL
See also Imperial units and US customary units

Rough conversions

.One litre is slightly more than one U.S. liquid quart and slightly less than one Imperial quart or the U.S. dry quart.^ More than a litre i would say.
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^ Since fuel weighs less than a kilogram per litre, it is interesting to see how the weight of emissions is multiplied by the addition of oxygen.
  • Kg CO2 per litre 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.comcar.co.uk [Source type: News]

^ For more than one they can pack 6 to a pallet.

One measured cup ≈ 250 mL.
.One teaspoon ≈ 5 mL (In some countries, this is an exact equivalency by definition of the teaspoon).^ One fluid ounce is equivalent to 2 teaspoons.
  • How Many Cups In A Litre? - Blurtit 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.blurtit.com [Source type: General]

^ In countries like Australia, New Zealand and Canada, one cup is equal to 250 ml or ¼ of a liter.
  • How Many Cups In A Litre? - Blurtit 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.blurtit.com [Source type: General]

One tablespoon ≈ 15 mL (In some countries, this is an exact equivalency by definition of the tablespoon).
.A litre is the volume of a cube with sides of 10 cm, which is slightly less than a cube of sides 4 inches (or one-third of a foot).^ Meanwhile, Maharashtra has utilised less than 50 per cent of the 580 million litre of ethanol production capacity due to price disparity.

^ This heated welcome door mat will melt up to two inches of accumulated snow in less than one hour.
  • Rittenhouse | Skid Mounted Lawn Sprayer 189 Litre (50 US Gal) 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.rittenhouse.ca [Source type: General]

^ And made there family cried for more or less than one litre of tears.
  • Nighteye » Blog Archive » 1 Litre Of Tears 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC blog.juno3.com [Source type: General]

.Twenty-seven cubes "one-third of a foot on each side" would fit in one cubic foot, which is within 5% of the actual value of exactly 28.316846592 litres.^ "FAP" is a good description of what I would be doing if I could actually buy one of these in the States.
  • Peugeot introduces 48 mpg (US) 407 1.6-litre HDi FAP — Autoblog Green 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC green.autoblog.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The small steering wheel added to this and one cannot understand these Chryslers were not equiped with power steering - it would have been a nice selling point for the 2 Litres!
  • Chrysler 180, 160, and 2 Litre 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.allpar.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The tank has a bottom drain set to one side and hammered lower, fitted with a valve.
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

A nice aide-mémoire is: "A litre of water is a pint and three quarters" (Imperial pints, that is). .Or, simpler: "A litre is a kilo of water" (the litre was once defined in a way that made this exactly true under certain conditions).^ From 1901 to 1964 the litre was defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water at 4 °C (39.2 °F) and standard atmospheric pressure; in 1964 the original, present value was reinstated.
  • litre (l) (unit of measurement) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: Reference]

^ The blue pump is a cheap and widely available 1" clear water pump made in China, with a capacity of about 2,000 litres per hour.
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Explanation

.Litres are most commonly used for items (such as fluids and berries), which are measured by the capacity or size of their container, whereas cubic metres (and derived units) are most commonly used for items measured either by their dimensions or their displacements.^ ARTICLE from the Encyclopædia Britannica   unit of measurement also spelled liter unit of volume in the metric system , equal to one cubic decimetre (0.001 cubic metre).
  • litre (l) (unit of measurement) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: Reference]

^ It is ideal for the precision measurement of fuels, hydraulic fluids and chemical injection.The meters are extensively used for the metering of fuels in marine environments.
  • Ritter Flowmeters from Litre Meter 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ritterflowmeters.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Prepare the methoxide -- we get methanol in 18-litre cans and use an aquarium air-pump to transfer it to the methoxide container.
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.The litre is often also used in some calculated measurements, such as density (kg/L), allowing an easy comparison with the density of water.^ We've used 90-litre mild steel kerosene water-heater tanks, but any similar or bigger or smaller tank with a tight-fitting removable lid will do.
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The four tanks are 90-litre mild steel kerosene tanks used for the kerosene-heated hot water systems popular in Japan (especially in rural Japan).
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ For such applications our alternative positive displacement meters should be used to achieve high accuracy measurement.
  • Ritter Flowmeters from Litre Meter 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ritterflowmeters.com [Source type: Reference]

.One litre of water has a mass of almost exactly one kilogram when measured at its maximal density, which occurs at about 4 degrees Celsius.^ From 1901 to 1964 the litre was defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water at 4 °C (39.2 °F) and standard atmospheric pressure; in 1964 the original, present value was reinstated.
  • litre (l) (unit of measurement) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: Reference]

^ The blue pump is a cheap and widely available 1" clear water pump made in China, with a capacity of about 2,000 litres per hour.
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Similarly: 1 millilitre of water has about 1 g of mass; 1,000 litres of water has about 1000 kg of mass.^ The blue pump is a cheap and widely available 1" clear water pump made in China, with a capacity of about 2,000 litres per hour.
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This relationship is because the gram was originally defined as the mass of 1 mL of water.^ From 1901 to 1964 the litre was defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water at 4 °C (39.2 °F) and standard atmospheric pressure; in 1964 the original, present value was reinstated.
  • litre (l) (unit of measurement) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.britannica.com [Source type: Reference]

.However, this definition was abandoned in 1799 because the density of water changes with temperature and, very slightly, with pressure.^ These trugs are perfectly formed but are very slightly miscoloured when the manufacturer changes between colours during production.
  • a2z Sales 15 Litre EasiTRUG's 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.a2zsales.co.uk [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Symbol

.Originally, the only symbol for the litre was l (lowercase letter L), following the SI convention that only those unit symbols that abbreviate the name of a person start with a capital letter.^ For those who arrived here looking for thread data, rather than AC 2 Litre cars, the following should be of interest: BS 7 deg./45 deg.
  • AC 2 LITRE SALOON - FASTENERS 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ac2litre.com [Source type: Academic]

^ From 1931, the only part of the original car remaining was the name and the Bentley grille.

.In many English-speaking countries, the most common shape of a handwritten Arabic digit 1 is just a vertical stroke; that is, it lacks the upstroke added in many other cultures.^ Dennis, your welcome but i want to say thank you to you, because you had made a site for 1 Litre of Tears and gathered many people from other countries for Aya.
  • Nighteye » Blog Archive » 1 Litre Of Tears 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC blog.juno3.com [Source type: General]

Therefore, the digit 1 may easily be confused with the letter l. .On some typewriters, particularly older ones, the unshifted L key had to be used to type the numeral 1. Further, even in some computer typefaces, the two characters are barely distinguishable.^ Note: To start the flow of beer through your syphon tube use one of the following two methods.

^ Even if we’ve grown used to loneliness only relying on the light of the moon We have to fly away with featherless wing just go foward, just a little further .
  • Nighteye » Blog Archive » 1 Litre Of Tears 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC blog.juno3.com [Source type: General]

This caused some concern, especially in the medical community. .As a result, L (uppercase letter L) was adopted as an alternative symbol for litre in 1979. The United States National Institute of Standards and Technology now recommends the use of the uppercase letter L, a practice that is also widely followed in Canada and Australia.^ The wheel style of the cheaper Centuras was used for the European 1979 and 1980 1610 and 2 Litre models.
  • Chrysler 180, 160, and 2 Litre 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.allpar.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Thread series using the ATP threadform were National Taper Pipe (NPT), Dryseal Pipe and American Petroleum Institute (API).
  • AC 2 LITRE SALOON - FASTENERS 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ac2litre.com [Source type: Academic]

In these countries, the symbol L is also used with prefixes, as in mL and µL, instead of the traditional ml and µl used in Europe. .In the UK and Ireland as well as the rest of Europe, lowercase l is used with prefixes, though whole litres are often written in full (so, "750 ml" on a wine bottle, but often "1 litre" on a juice carton).^ In fact the 2001 protests were because the UK hauliers were facing higher prices than the rest of Europe, and so were losing out to overseas competition, .
  • The Oil Drum: Europe | £1 per Litre Petrol Drives Peak Oil on Mainstream TV 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.theoildrum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.Prior to 1979, the symbol (script small l, U+2113), came into common use in some countries; for example, it was recommended by South African Bureau of Standards publication M33 and Canada in the 1970s.^ But some things are pretty urgent, for example the long journey to the library, because of the lack of time, I have to use the wheelchair.
  • Diary of Kitou Aya . One Litre of Tears 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC diaryofaya.blogspot.com [Source type: Original source]

.This symbol can still be encountered occasionally in some English-speaking countries, and its use is ubiquitous in Japan and South Korea.^ If anybody still uses this… would you be able to tell where I could purchase better translated English version of “1 Liter of Tears”?
  • Nighteye » Blog Archive » 1 Litre Of Tears 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC blog.juno3.com [Source type: General]

^ Bobbi : I teach English in Japan and I’m looking to use 4 clips from the 2nd and 3rd episodes in my class.
  • Nighteye » Blog Archive » 1 Litre Of Tears 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC blog.juno3.com [Source type: General]

Fonts covering the CJK characters usually include not only the script small l but also four precomposed characters: ㎕, ㎖, ㎗, and (U+3395 to U+3398) for the microlitre, millilitre, decilitre, and kilolitre. .Nevertheless, it is no longer used in most countries and was never officially recognised by the BIPM or the International Organization for Standardization, and is a character often not available in currently-used documentation systems.^ IMO the most likely place for adequate future growth (if any) is likely to come from countries where current adverse 'above ground' factors are removed or from the 7 'net export' countries yet to peak.
  • The Oil Drum: Europe | £1 per Litre Petrol Drives Peak Oil on Mainstream TV 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.theoildrum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

History

.In 1795, the litre was introduced in France as one of the new "Republican Measures", and defined as one cubic decimetre.^ W.O. Bentley rose to the challenge and entered two teams: one official team, comprising three new 6.5 litre Bentleys, and one private team comprising three 4.5 litre supercharged engines.

^ The one-cylinder SDI engine in the 1-litre car is not a derivative of an existing engines, but a completely new, technically sophisticated powerplant.
  • CanadianDriver » Brands, Industry, Concepts » Feature: VW 1-Litre-Car 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.canadiandriver.com [Source type: News]

In 1879, the CIPM adopted the definition of the litre, and the symbol l (lowercase letter L).
.In 1901, at the 3rd CGPM conference, the litre was redefined as the space occupied by 1 kg of pure water at the temperature of its maximum density (3.98 °C) under a pressure of 1 atm.^ Design Pressure - 70 BAR Design Temperature - 70 degrees C Weight empty 3700 KG .

.This made the litre equal to about 1.000 028 dm3 (earlier reference works usually put it at 1.000 027 dm3).^ The blue pump is a cheap and widely available 1" clear water pump made in China, with a capacity of about 2,000 litres per hour.
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In 1964, at the 12th CGPM conference, the original definition was reverted to, and thus the litre was once again defined in exact relation to the metre, as another name for the cubic decimetre, that is, exactly 1 dm3.[4]
In 1979, at the 16th CGPM conference, the alternative symbol L (uppercase letter L) was adopted. .It also expressed a preference that in the future only one of these two symbols should be retained, but in 1990 said it was still too early to do so.^ In the 1920s it was claimed that only two makes of car would race at Le Mans: one, a Bentley, and the other a representative from the rest of the world.

^ But I still prefer being alone as the feelings are more relax.” S-chan said.
  • Diary of Kitou Aya . One Litre of Tears 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC diaryofaya.blogspot.com [Source type: Original source]

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Colloquial and practical usage

.In spoken English, the abbreviation "mL" (for millilitre) is often pronounced as "mil", which is homophonous with the colloquial term "mil", which is intended to mean "one thousandth of a metre". This generally does not create confusion, because the context is usually sufficient — one being a volume, the other a linear measurement.^ German Metric This threadform has a kind of symmetry between nut and bolt threads, one being the the inverted version of the other.
  • AC 2 LITRE SALOON - FASTENERS 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ac2litre.com [Source type: Academic]

The colloquial use of "mil" for millimetre for an ambiguous topic as in "5 mils of rain fell since 9am" may, however, be confusing. And in the United States a term of the same spelling and pronunciation means a thousandth of an inch.
The abbreviation cc (for cubic centimetre, equal to a millilitre or mL) is a unit of the cgs system, that preceded the MKS system, that later evolved into the SI system. .The abbreviation cc is still commonly used in many fields including (for example) sizing for motorcycle and related sports for small combustion engine displacement; larger engines, such as automobile engines, have their displacement measured in litres.^ For such applications our alternative positive displacement meters should be used to achieve high accuracy measurement.
  • Ritter Flowmeters from Litre Meter 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ritterflowmeters.com [Source type: Reference]

^ A small size VFF Rotary Meter is ideal for this requirement and its Positive Displacement measurement principle provides major advantages for low flow service.
  • Ritter Flowmeters from Litre Meter 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ritterflowmeters.com [Source type: Reference]

^ To their credit, Rolls-Royce recognised the problem and asked the Bentley engineers to find a solution using the existing 4¼ Litre model.
  • 1938 Bentley 4¼ Litre 'Embiricos' Special - Images, Specifications and Information 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.ultimatecarpage.com [Source type: General]

.In European countries where the metric system was established well before the adoption of the SI standard, there is still carry-over of usage from the precursor cgs and MKS systems.^ There is still 4 days before graduation.
  • Diary of Kitou Aya . One Litre of Tears 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC diaryofaya.blogspot.com [Source type: Original source]

^ SI (Systme International) Metric Inevitably, a standardised system emerged, the S.I. Metric thread, although this did not cover sizes below 6mm.
  • AC 2 LITRE SALOON - FASTENERS 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ac2litre.com [Source type: Academic]

.In the SI system, use of prefixes for multiples of 1,000 is preferred and all other multiples discouraged.^ The Whitworth threadform is also used for other British thread systems and also special threads.
  • AC 2 LITRE SALOON - FASTENERS 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ac2litre.com [Source type: Academic]

.However, in countries where these other multiples were already established, their use remains common.^ However I have seen others already contributed so didn’t think my service is needed.
  • Nighteye » Blog Archive » 1 Litre Of Tears 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC blog.juno3.com [Source type: General]

In particular, use of the centi (10-2), deci (10-1), deca (10+1), and hecto (10+2) prefixes are still common. .For example, in many European countries, the hectolitre is the typical unit for production and export volumes of beverages (milk, beer, soft drinks, wine, etc) and for measuring the size of the catch and quotas for fishing boats; decilitres are common in Switzerland and Scandinavia, and sometimes found in cookbooks; centilitres indicate the capacity of drinking glasses and of small bottles.^ I'd thought of a big plastic soft drink bottle drunk through a straw (that doesn't reach all the way down) .
  • The Oil Drum: Europe | £1 per Litre Petrol Drives Peak Oil on Mainstream TV 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.theoildrum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The boring faces of a orang utan, black monkeys that throw stones, penguins that doesn’t catch fish, and etc.
  • Diary of Kitou Aya . One Litre of Tears 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC diaryofaya.blogspot.com [Source type: Original source]

^ A small size VFF Rotary Meter is ideal for this requirement and its Positive Displacement measurement principle provides major advantages for low flow service.
  • Ritter Flowmeters from Litre Meter 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ritterflowmeters.com [Source type: Reference]

In colloquial Dutch in Belgium, a 'vijfentwintiger' and a 'drieëndertiger' (literally 'twenty-fiver' and 'thirty-threer') are the common beer glasses, the corresponding bottles mention 25 cL or 33 cL. Bottles may also be 75 cL or half size at 37.5 cL for 'artisanal' brews or 70 cL for wines or spirits. .Cans come in 25 cL, 33 cL and 50 cL aka 0.5 L. Family size bottles as for soft drinks or drinking water use the litre (0.5 L, 1 L, 1.5 L, 2 L), and so do beer barrels (50 L, or the half sized 25 L).^ I'd thought of a big plastic soft drink bottle drunk through a straw (that doesn't reach all the way down) .
  • The Oil Drum: Europe | £1 per Litre Petrol Drives Peak Oil on Mainstream TV 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.theoildrum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Prepare the methoxide -- we get methanol in 18-litre cans and use an aquarium air-pump to transfer it to the methoxide container.
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ The four tanks are 90-litre mild steel kerosene tanks used for the kerosene-heated hot water systems popular in Japan (especially in rural Japan).
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.This unit is most common for all other household size containers of liquids, from thermocans, by buckets, to bath tubs; as well as for fuel tanks and consumption for heating or by vehicles.^ Pelton Wheel Turbine Ring Assembly A single turbine ring size is common to all Litre Meter Pelton Wheel flowmeters.
  • Ritter Flowmeters from Litre Meter 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ritterflowmeters.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Most other parts were salvaged from junkyards, including the tanks and all the valves -- 12 valves altogether, which would have cost about US$100 if bought new.
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Neither fuel consumption nor maximum speed was affected by this reduction in engine size.
  • Chrysler 180, 160, and 2 Litre 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.allpar.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.In countries where the metric system was adopted as the official measuring system after the SI standard was established, common usage more closely follow contemporary SI conventions.^ SI (Systme International) Metric Inevitably, a standardised system emerged, the S.I. Metric thread, although this did not cover sizes below 6mm.
  • AC 2 LITRE SALOON - FASTENERS 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ac2litre.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Early Metric Systems Germany, France and Switzerland all had separate systems, athough the threadforms were closely related.
  • AC 2 LITRE SALOON - FASTENERS 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ac2litre.com [Source type: Academic]

^ Oilfall on November 9, 2007 - 8:45am This find closely follows the trend, significantly more difficult to get to.
  • The Oil Drum: Europe | £1 per Litre Petrol Drives Peak Oil on Mainstream TV 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC www.theoildrum.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.For example, in Canada where the metric system is now in widespread use, consumer beverages are labelled almost exclusively using litres and millilitres.^ The four tanks are 90-litre mild steel kerosene tanks used for the kerosene-heated hot water systems popular in Japan (especially in rural Japan).
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

Hectolitres sometimes appear in industry, but centilitres and decilitres are rarely, if ever, used. Larger volumes are usually given in cubic metres (equivalent to 1 kL), or thousands or millions of cubic metres. .The situation is similar in Australia, although kilolitres, megalitres and gigalitres are commonly used for measuring water consumption, reservoir capacities and river flows.^ We've used 90-litre mild steel kerosene water-heater tanks, but any similar or bigger or smaller tank with a tight-fitting removable lid will do.
  • Journey to Forever 90-litre processor 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC journeytoforever.org [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

.For larger volumes of fluids, such as annual consumption of tap water, lorry (truck) tanks, or swimming pools, the cubic metre is the general unit, as it is generally for all volumes of a non-liquid nature.^ For these reasons turbine-type meters are not generally selected for chemical injection service as these fluids such as scale inhibitor, corrosion inhibitor etc are mostly viscous.
  • Ritter Flowmeters from Litre Meter 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ritterflowmeters.com [Source type: Reference]

^ The fluids are dosed at relatively low flowrates and they are generally viscous in nature.
  • Ritter Flowmeters from Litre Meter 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ritterflowmeters.com [Source type: Reference]

^ Performance and Design The Pelton Wheel Flowmeter is ideal for low-viscosity fluids such as wash water, methanol, biocide solutions etc.
  • Ritter Flowmeters from Litre Meter 3 February 2010 17:017 UTC ritterflowmeters.com [Source type: Reference]

Use for non-liquid volumes

Although traditionally used only for the measurement of fluids, and containers for fluids, there are some fields where it has become a common measurement for volumes, based on the capacity of the container:

See also

Notes

  1. ^ a b Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, 2006, p. 124. ("Days" and "hours" are examples of other non-SI units that SI accepts.)
  2. ^ The Metric Conversion Act of 1985 gives the Secretary of Commerce of the US the responsibility of interpreting or modifying the SI for use in the US. The Secretary of Commerce delegated this authority to the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) (Turner, 2008). In 2008, the NIST published the US version (Taylor and Thompson, 2008a) of the English text of the eighth edition of the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM) publication Le Système International d’ Unités (SI) (BIPM, 2006). In the NIST publication, the spellings "meter," "liter," and "deka" are used rather than "metre", "litre", and "deca" as in the original BIPM English text (Taylor and Thompson, 2008a, p. iii). The Director of the NIST officially recognized this publication, together with Taylor and Thompson (2008b), as the "legal interpretation" of the SI for the United States (Turner, 2008).
  3. ^ Kenneth Butcher, Linda Crown, & Elizabeth J. Gentry (2006), The International System of Units (SI) – Conversion Factors for General Use, NIST Special Publication 1038
  4. ^ NIST, 2000
  5. ^ Bureau International des Poids et Mesures, 2006

References


Simple English

A litre (liter in the United States) is the metric unit of volume.

One litre is the volume of one cubic decimetre, that is a cube of 10 x 10 x 10 centimetre. A litre of water has a mass of about one kilogram.

The symbol for litre is L or l.

For smaller volumes the decilitre is used: 10 dl = one litre.

For smaller volumes the millilitre is used: 1000 ml = one litre.

The capital letter "L" is preferred by some people as the small "l" can look like the number one "1".

  • 1 imperial gallon = 4.5461 litres
  • 1 U.S. gallon = 3.7854 litres
  • 1 litre = 1 dm3
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