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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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We know that one liter of helium can lift one gram.
How many liters of grape juice did Poe drink during his hike?
Most regions in Southern California have a chloride standard of about 142 milligrams per liter.
The data prompted the board to propose the lower standard of 100 milligrams per liter.
But avocado and strawberry crops would be damaged if they were irrigated with water containing 143 milligrams per liter of chloride, said Debbie Smith, the assistant executive director of the water board.
If the maximum level is lowered to 100 milligrams per liter, as environmentalists are urging, it will cost $370 million to revamp the two plants and build a pipeline that will dump the removed salt, which would be concentrated, into the Pacific, according to estimates of the Sanitation Districts.
Motor gasoline: minimum 1000 liter maximum 1,500 thousand liters;
Similarly, Dalda Sunflower will be sold at Rs 167 per kg in Ramazan Bazaars and Rs 170 in open market, Kashmir Banaspati ghee at Rs 143 per kg and Rs 153 per kg, Kashmir Cooking Oil at Rs 153 per liter and Rs 163 per liter, Sufi Banaspati ghee at Rs 138 per kg and Rs.
Tokyo residents used an average of about 60 liters of water per person per day in flushing their home toilets in fiscal 1998, up nearly 10 liters compared with eight years earlier, according to a government white paper released Tuesday.
A 30% bigger platen gives the PF3-1BHL integrated injection stretch-blow model the ability to blow bottles up to 8 liters with a molded-in handle; the previous limit was 5 liters.
According to APT president Rao Murukurthy, these systems have an easily adjustable preform-stretching system that accommodates bottle sizes up to 2 liters with a maximum 105-mm diam.
Lot number 2: Grease M10H2K (or equivalent) - 200 liters, oil M8V1 (or equivalent) - 250 liters, grease Y40 (or equivalent) - 150 liters, oil TAD-17 (or equivalent) - 160 liters, oil 15 W 40 (or equivalent) - 250 liters, oil M10-DM-SAE 30 (or equivalent) - 150 liters, oil MT 16 (or equivalent) - 300 liters, oil IGE - 46V (or equivalent) - 100 liters, oil 10 W 40 (or equivalent) - 100 liters oil 2 T (or equivalent) - 30 liters oil 15 W 40 turbo (or equivalent) - 150 liters, LITOL (or equivalent) - 100 kilograms solydol (or equivalent) - 50 kilograms.