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litre

(US), liter
1. one cubic decimetre
2. (formerly) the volume occupied by 1 kilogram of pure water at 4?C and 760 millimetres of mercury. This is equivalent to 1.000 028 cubic decimetres or about 1.76 pints

liter, litre

A metric unit of volume equal to 1/1000 cubic meter; equal to 61.03 cubic inches.

litre

A series of coats of arms of the pious founders of certain churches in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.
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This desalination plant will be one of the Kingdom's biggest, with a capacity of 600 megalitres per day.
It has a capacity of over 100 megalitres per day, which equates to over half of Liverpool's average daily demand.
9 million water and electricity customers in north west England, said it reduced its leakage level by around 50 megalitres a day to 470 megalitres a day last year.
800 acres of land were flooded, including 12 farms and land belonging to four others The village school, chapel and post office were demolished and the cemetery capped before flooding Built at a total cost of pounds 20m, Llyn Celyn reservoir holds 71,200 megalitres of waterand the Tryweryn valley remains a vivid picture of oppression to many, and established a mind-set that is still very much alive to this day.
In 2001, the company delivered more than 3,200 megalitres of water per day to local authorities, large industries, and mines in the region.
Lead researcher Dr Kamel Hooman said the research aimed to reduce water consumption in future Queensland power generation plants by over 70,000 megalitres per year by 2020, equivalent to about 28,000 Olympic sized swimming pools.
Potential total water savings in Australia are estimated at over 800 000 megalitres (800 billion litres) a year.
course to meet its 2009/10 regulatory leakage target of 465 megalitres per day,
It affects about 2,200 business customers who must use at least 50 megalitres of water per year from a single site.
Last year, however, the company hit the 245 megalitres mark, compared to 330 megalitres in 1997-98.