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hectoliter

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noun hec·to·li·ter \ˈhek-tə-ˌlē-tər\

Definition of hectoliter



Origin and Etymology of hectoliter

French hectolitre, from hect- + litre liter


First Known Use: 1810


Medical Dictionary

hectoliter

noun hec·to·li·ter

Medical Definition of hectoliter

  1. :  a metric unit of capacity equal to 100 liters



Variants of hectoliter

or chiefly British

hectolitre

\ˈhek-tə-ˌlēt-ər\play

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