a unit of capacity equal to 500 cubic centimeters.
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Origin of half-liter
First recorded in 1920–25
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Examples from the Web for half-liter
It was bottled in the 1980s, and he bought the half-liter bottle for ¥34,000, or about $5,470.
It contained only a half-liter bottle, wax-sealed, containing a dark reddish-brown syrup.Hunter Patrol|Henry Beam Piper and John J. McGuire