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DECILITER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does deciliter mean? 

DECILITER (noun)
  The noun DECILITER has 1 sense:

1. a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter

  Familiarity information: DECILITER used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DECILITER (noun)


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Meaning:

A metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter

Classified under:

Nouns denoting quantities and units of measure

Synonyms:

deciliter; decilitre; dl

Hypernyms ("deciliter" is a kind of...):

metric capacity unit (a capacity unit defined in metric terms)

Meronyms (parts of "deciliter"):

centiliter; centilitre; cl (a metric unit of volume equal to one hundredth of a liter)

Holonyms ("deciliter" is a part of...):

cubic decimeter; cubic decimetre; l; liter; litre (a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints))


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