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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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When estimates are presented on the frequency of drinking a given number of drinks, it is assumed that one drink equals 1.5 centiliters (ca.
Prior to cutting the amniotic membrane, the woman has lost about 150 centiliters of blood.