- litchi nut,
- literacy hour,
- literacy test,
- literae humaniores,
Origin of liter
Origin of lite
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
Word Origin for lite
1797, from French litre (1793), from litron, obsolete French measure of capacity for grain, from Medieval Latin litra, from Greek litra "pound," apparently from the same Sicilian Italic source as Latin libra.
The word Adjusto-Lite for portable electric lamps was opposed by the user of a trade mark Auto-lite registered before the date of use claimed by the applicant. ["The Trade-Mark Reporter," 1922]