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LITRE. A French measure of capacity. It is of the size of a decimetre, or one-tenth part of a cubic metre. It is equal to 61.028 cubic inches. Vide Measure.

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On my first trip, I spilled 50 centilitres, or about 100 teaspoons, of virtual water although in fairness, 40 centilitres was lost when I had to break extremely hard to avoid a bad driver in front of me who just stopped in the middle of Al Wasl Road.
X X (*) where it forms the central letter of a central palindromic group of 5 or more letters, as do the letters F and L in KNIFING and CENTILITRES respectively.
n Bottles of pop are sold in centilitres, but beer is pulled into pint glasses.