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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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The legal limit for driving in Ireland is 50mg of alcohol per 100ml or decilitre of blood.
The inquest heard that at 200mg of alcohol per decilitre of blood, someone would lose control of their reflexes and 350mg was considered a fatal level.
Their research, published in the Archives of Disease in Childhood, said the current safety threshold above which blood lead levels give cause for concern is 10 micrograms per decilitre.