kiloliter
noun Etymology: French kilolitre, from kilo- + litre liter Date: 1810 — see metric system table

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  • Kiloliter — Kil o*li ter, Kilolitre Kil o*li tre, n. [F. kilolitre. See {Kilogram}, and {Liter}.] 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • kiloliter — (n.) 1810, from Fr. kilolitre; see KILO (Cf. kilo ) + LITER (Cf. liter) …   Etymology dictionary

  • kiloliter — [kil′ōlēt΄ər, kil′əlēt΄ər] n. [Fr kilolitre: see KILO & LITER] one thousand liters, or one cubic meter (264.179 gallons or 1.31 cubic yards): abbrev. kl Brit. sp.Brit. kilolitre …   English World dictionary

  • Kiloliter — Einheit Norm DIN 1301 1 Einheitenname Liter Einheitenzeichen l (ℓ), L Dimensionsname Volumen Dimensionssymbol V …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • kiloliter — (kl or kL)    a metric unit of volume. The kiloliter is identical to the cubic meter: it equals about 35.3147 ft3, 1.307 95 yd3, 264.17 U.S. gallons, 219.99 British Imperial gallons, 7.497 U.S. bushels, or 6.049 British Imperial bushels …   Dictionary of units of measurement

  • kiloliter — /kil euh lee teuhr/, n. a unit of volume, equal to 1000 liters; a cubic meter. Abbr.: kl Also, esp. Brit., kilolitre. [1800 10; < F kilolitre. See KILO , LITER] * * * …   Universalium

  • kiloliter — noun One thousand liters …   Wiktionary

  • Kiloliter — Ki|lo|li|ter 〈a. [′ ] m. 3 oder n. 13; selten; 〉 1000 Liter * * * Ki|lo|li|ter, der: tausend Liter (das Tausendfache der Einheit Liter; Zeichen: kl) …   Universal-Lexikon

  • kiloliter — kilo·li·ter or chiefly Brit kilo·li·tre kil ə .lēt ər n 1000 liters …   Medical dictionary

  • Kiloliter — Ki|lo|li|ter 〈n. od. m.; Gen.: s, Pl.: ; Abk.: kl; selten〉 = 1000 Liter …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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