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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
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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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The authority recommended imposing an additional tax on imported cars, with 30% for cars with capacity of up to 1.6 litres, 40% for cars with a capacity between 1.6 litres and 2 litres, and 50% for cars with a capacity of more than 2 litres.
Meanwhile, the IDA's recommendations were that the total tax on cars imported from the world except for except for the EU, Turkey, and the Agadir Agreement member states, is at 64% for cars whose litre capacity is up to 1.6 litres, 96% for cars whose litre capacity is between 1.6 litres and 2 litres, and 132% for cars whose litre capacity is more than 2 litres.
The AA said petrol retailers and others had predicted that the UK's average cost of petrol would rise by up to 4p a litre in July.
Prices did reach 131.70p a litre before falling back below 130p a litre by the second week of August, the AA said.
And another warehouse was found, in Blaydon, Gateshead, where 1,556 litres of mixed spirits, understood to be fake, were recovered, along with 16,000 litres of smuggled duty-free wine.
The Brera Coupe comes with a choice of 2.2 litre and 3.2 litre petrol engines plus a 2.4-litre diesel alternative that offers a combination of 140mph performance and 40mpg economy.
BRUSHING your teeth with the tap running: six litres per minute; using a cup: one litre.
During the operation, police arrested Allah Rakha with 20 litres of liquor, Awais Hussain Shah with 26 litres of liquor, Khalil with 20 litres, Anwar with 20 litres, Rashid with 16 litres, Khalid with 10 litres, Yasin with 17 litres, Jamil with 16 litres, Ali Akbar with 20 litres, Shama with 30 litres, Abid Ali with 19 litres, Iqbal Maseeh with 20 litres, Fazal Abbas with 20 litres, Tahir with 27 litres, Iqbal with 30 litres, Mamad Ali with 10 litres, Mukhtar Ahmad with 20 litres, Azam Ali with 20 litres, Waqas with 26 litres, Adnan with 18 litres and Kabir with 70 litres of liquor.