decaliter
noun Etymology: French décalitre, from déca- + litre liter Date: 1810 dekaliter

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  • Decaliter — Dec a*li ter, Decalitre Dec a*li tre, n. [F. d[ e]calitre; Gr. de ka ten + F. litre. See {Liter}.] A measure of capacity in the metric system; a cubic volume of ten liters, equal to about 610.24 cubic inches, that is, 2.642 wine gallons. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decaliter — [dek′ə lēt΄ər] n. [Fr décalitre: see DECA & LITER] DEKALITER …   English World dictionary

  • decaliter — dekalitras statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Tūris, lygus dešimčiai litrų. Žymimas dal: 1 dal = 10 l. atitikmenys: angl. decaliter vok. Dekalitre, n rus. декалитр, m pranc. décalitre, m …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • decaliter — /dek euh lee teuhr/, n. dekaliter. * * * …   Universalium

  • decaliter — Ten liters …   Medical dictionary

  • decaliter — dec·a·li·ter || dekə‚liːtÉ™ n. unit of capacity equal to ten liters …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decaliter — deca·li·ter …   English syllables

  • decaliter — dec•a•li•ter [[t]ˈdɛk əˌli tər[/t]] n. wam dekaliter …   From formal English to slang

  • decaliter —    see dekaliter, dal …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • decaliter — noun a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters • Syn: ↑dekaliter, ↑dekalitre, ↑decalitre, ↑dal, ↑dkl • Hypernyms: ↑metric capacity unit • Part Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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