Origin of liter
Definition for liter (2 of 2)
Origin of lite
Related formslite·ness, noun
Can be confusedlite light
Examples from the Web for liter
Autocracy is just a Russian bad habit, like smoking three packs of cigarettes a day and drinking a liter of vodka.Russian History Is on Our Side: Putin Will Surely Screw Himself|P. J. O’Rourke|May 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One hundred kilograms of rowanberries produce only one liter and a half of distilled liquor.What to Drink When it’s Cold? The Glory of Austrian Schnaps|Jordan Salcito|January 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The oldest Rolls-Royce in the Royal fleet is a 1950 Phantom IV, with a massive 5.76 liter engine.
There are long lines of cars stocking up on gas, to the point most gas stations imposed a 20 liter limit.Diaries From Japan: Dispatches From People Living in Tokyo and Sendai|Brian Ries|March 16, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The work paid well and was competed for: one-fifth liter of vodka, five cigarettes, 100 grams of sausage for each job.
W'en a man's eyes 'fected by champagne, he's liter'ly no good.Tin-Types Taken in the Streets of New York|Lemuel Ely Quigg
Do these people have the necessary containers for a larger quantity than a liter and a half?The Iron Ration|George Abel Schreiner
Hence the number of grams of a given substance in a liter divided by its molecular weight represents its concentration.
It must be taken, bien entendu, as a supplementary course to the Liter Humaniores.Science in Arcady|Grant Allen
The total quantity so absorbed by him amounted to a liter, or a liter and a half per day.Almost a Woman|Mary Wood-Allen