litre
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈliː.tə/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈli.tɚ/, [ˈli.ɾɚ]
Noun

litre (plural litres) (official BIPM spelling, British spelling, Canadian spelling, Irish, South African, Australian / NZ spelling)

  1. The metric unit of fluid measure, equal to one cubic decimetre. Symbols: l, L, ℓ
    You should be able to fill four cups with one litre of water.
  2. (informal) A measure of volume equivalent to a litre.
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