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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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At the beginning of June, the Commission opened distillation for France and Italy for a total quantity of 5.6 million hectolitres. The raw alcohol resulting from this distillation can only be used for industrial purposes or as biofuel.
The country's beer market has grown by around 10pc a year over the last five years with production increasing to 166.4m hectolitres in 2003 compared with 149.8m in 2002.
And Black Oak has entered a big sector; according to the Brewers Association of Canada, in 1998 brewers poured out more than 19 million hectolitres of suds in Canada (one hectolitre equals approximately 12.2 cases of 24 bottles (341 ml each bottle) or 11.7 cases of 24 cans (355 ml each can).
Figures from the board project China's beer output to reach around 220 million hectolitres for the 2000 calendar year.
The French drank fewer than 22.7 million hectolitres of beer.
Sales for the half year were up by 4% and amounted to 5.2 million hectolitres, as compared to 5.0 million hectolitres in H1 2017.
The brewer saw its revenue increase by 3.9% to USD 10.6 million, but beer sales decline by 1.2% to 105.8 million hectolitres in the second quarter of this year.
The European Parliament adopted, on 25 September, a report by Gerardo Galeote (EPP-ED, Spain) which contains a proposal for a Council decision authorising France to apply a reduced rate of excise duty on traditional' rum produced in its overseas departments (DOM), for a quota of 108,000 hectolitres of pure alcohol from 1 January 2007 to 31 December 2012.
According to the CBMA, Czech beer exports increased from 2.6 million hectolitres in 2004 to more than 3 million hectolitres in 2005.