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half-liter

[haf-lee-ter, hahf-]
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noun
  1. a unit of capacity equal to 500 cubic centimeters.

Origin of half-liter

First recorded in 1920–25
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  • It contained only a half-liter bottle, wax-sealed, containing a dark reddish-brown syrup.

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    Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire