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kiloliter

[kil-uh-lee-ter]
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noun
  1. a unit of volume, equal to 1000 liters; a cubic meter. Abbreviation: kl
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Also especially British, kil·o·li·tre.

Origin of kiloliter

From the French word kilolitre, dating back to 1800–10. See kilo-, liter
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Word Origin and History for kiloliter

n.

1810, from French kilolitre; see kilo- + liter.

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