from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly British Variant of liter.
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- n. The metric unit of fluid measure, equal to one cubic decimetre. Symbols: l, L, ℓ
- n. A measure of volume equivalent to a litre.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as liter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See liter.
- n. In heraldry, a black band, supposed to represent the knightly belt, charged with the arms of the defunct, and painted on the wall of a church or chapel at the time of the funeral.
- n. A small tree of Chili, Rhus caustica, with very hard wood, used for axletrees, cogs, and furniture.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a metric unit of capacity, formerly defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water under standard conditions; now equal to 1,000 cubic centimeters (or approximately 1.75 pints)
From Ancient Greek λίτρα (litra, "a Sicilian coin, a measure of weight"). Related to Latin libra. (Wiktionary)