metric capacity unit

Definitions of metric capacity unit
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n a capacity unit defined in metric terms

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cubic millimeter, cubic millimetre
a metric measure of volume or capacity equal to a cube 1 millimeter on each edge
cc, cubic centimeter, cubic centimetre, mil, milliliter, millilitre, ml
a metric unit of volume equal to one thousandth of a liter
centiliter, centilitre, cl
a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter
deciliter, decilitre, dl
a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter
cubic decimeter, cubic decimetre, l, liter, litre
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)
dal, decaliter, decalitre, dekaliter, dekalitre, dkl
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters
hectoliter, hectolitre, hl
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters
cubic meter, cubic metre, kiloliter, kilolitre
a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters
cubic kilometer, cubic kilometre
a unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge
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capacity measure, capacity unit, cubage unit, cubature unit, cubic content unit, cubic measure, displacement unit, volume unit
a unit of measurement of volume or capacity
metric, metric unit
a decimal unit of measurement of the metric system (based on meters and kilograms and seconds)

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