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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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The legal limit for driving in Ireland is 50mg of alcohol per 100ml or decilitre of blood.
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.
The average cholesterol level was 222 milligrams per decilitre of blood in men and 213 in women.
Toxicology tests showed Andrew Grovell had 273mg of alcohol per decilitre of blood, with his nephew's levels at 187mg of alcohol per decilitre of blood.