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litre in Measurement topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishlitreli‧tre British English, liter American English /ˈliːtə $ -ər/ ●●● S3 W3 noun 🔊 🔊 1 TM[countable] (written abbreviation l) the basic unit for measuring liquid in the metric systemlitre of 🔊 a litre of waterlitre bottle/drum/container etc 🔊 a litre bottle of wine2 2.6/3.5 etc litre engine
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litreA professional product that is available from Lamaur appointed salons at around £8.15 for 1 litre.The exact strength of solution does not matter - about 1 dessertspoonful of cooking salt in 1 litre of tap-water is suitable.The £400,000 machine is capable of speeds in excess of 200 miles an hour with its 3.5 litre twin turbo V6 engine.Biohome Plus costs £11.99 a litre or £54.99 for 5 litres.As far as I could tell she'd drunk a litre and a half, allowing for spillage, so her behaviour was understandable.A carton of Marlboro cigarettes and a duty-free litre of brandy stood on a delicate bow-legged side table.litre bottle/drum/container etcThey are used respectively with 5 and 20-25 litre containers.The 20-25 litre drum discharging through a controlled dispenser is a better option.I drive back to the hotel with Lucker swigging at a litre bottle of vodka beside me.A litre bottle of wine, glass stars around its neck, that was a third full.The deposit on an empty litre bottle is 50 cents.Two litre bottles of mineral water had been placed on a small wooden table with a hard-backed chair.There were litre bottles of unlabelled white wine passed around among the diners.