kiloliter

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noun kilo·li·ter \ˈki-lə-ˌlē-tər\

Definition of kiloliter

  1. :  a unit of capacity equal to 1,000 liters — see metric system table

Origin and Etymology of kiloliter

French kilolitre, from kilo- + litre liter


First Known Use: 1810


KILOLITER Defined for English Language Learners

kiloliter

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noun kilo·li·ter \ˈki-lə-ˌlē-tər\

Definition of kiloliter for English Language Learners

  • : a unit for measuring the volume of a liquid or gas that is equal to 1,000 liters


Medical Dictionary

kiloliter

noun kilo·li·ter
variants: or chiefly British

kilolitre

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Medical Definition of kiloliter

  1. :  1000 liters


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