Definition of Decilitre

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

Exact synonyms: Deciliter, Dl
Generic synonyms: Metric Capacity Unit
Terms within: Centiliter, Centilitre, Cl
Group relationships: Cubic Decimeter, Cubic Decimetre, L, Liter, Litre



Definition of Decilitre

1. Noun. (SI-unit deci litre fluid) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Decilitre

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Decilitre

1. One-tenth of a litre. Abbreviation: dl (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decilitre

deciduousness
deciduousnesses
decieve
decigrade
decigrades
decigram
decigramme
decigrammes
decigrams
decikatal
decikatals
decile
deciles
deciliter
deciliters
decilitre (current term)
decilitres
decillion
decillions
decillionth
decillionths
decimal
decimal arithmetic
decimal digit
decimal dozen
decimal fraction
decimal fractions
decimal notation
decimal number
decimal number system

Literary usage of Decilitre

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1. Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the Progress edited by William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington (1846)
"... and will saturate 4 cubic centimetres of the pure solution of sulphuric acid per decilitre. Although the liquor assumes a brown tint, ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1874)
"with six times its bulk of water or mint water becomes normal and we write H: Sulph. acid dil. aromat. decilitre j (N). Sig. close every three hours. ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members (1874)
"with six times its bulk of water or mint water becomes normal and we write ft Sulph. acid dil. aromat. decilitre j (N). Sig. close every three hours. ..."

4. British Books in Print by J. Whitaker & Sons (1902)
"i Litre, i Half-Litre, i Double decilitre and i decilitre Measure, in Pair of Scales. [Wood. Set of Copper Weights up to 50 Grammes Metal Weights of 50, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1905)
"... -decilitre, double centilitre and centilitre, is the very uniformity of confusion. There are the same complex vulgar fractions and weird problems that ..."

6. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1855)
"The decilitre One-tenth of a litre. The centilitre One hundredth of n litre. The litre, which is used as the quart is with us, is rather less than a quart, ..."

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