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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
litre /'li:tə/ (liter) /'litə/
  • danh từ
    • lít
Concise Dictionary
+a metric unit of capacity equal to the volume of 1 kilogram of pure water at 4 degrees centigrade and 760 mm of mercury (or approximately 1.76 pints)
Advanced English Dictionary
(BrE) (AmE liter)
+ noun
(abbreviation l) a unit for measuring volume, equal to 1.76 British PINTS or 2.11 American pints: 3 litres of water + a litre bottle of wine + a car with a 3.5 litre engine
Collocation Dictionary

More information about MEASURE


and measures ~ of
I always drink gallons of water.

half a, a quarter of a ~
half a litre of milk

a half/quarter
hour, inch, mile, ounce, pint, poundThey used to sell corned beef at 2d a quarter pound.

cubic, square ~
One litre is equivalent to 1,000 cubic centimetres.

~ square
The room is about 15 metres square.

~ broad, deep, high, long, tall, thick, wide
The new dock was 230 m long and 92 m broad.

~ bigger, cooler, faster, heavier, lighter, slower, etc.
The climate was several degrees warmer than it is now.

about, approximately, around ~
1 foot = approx. 0.3 metres

be, cover, measure, span, stretch (for) ~
used with measures of distance and areaThe National Park covers 3,000 acres. The sandy beach stretches for over four miles.

be, weigh ~
used with measures of weightShe weighed over ten stone.

be, last, take ~
used with measures of timeIt takes approximately 365 and a quarter days for the earth to revolve around the sun.

in a ~
How many centilitres are there in a litre?

in ~s
We were asked to estimate the temperature of the room in degrees.

to a/the ~
My car does 10 miles to the litre.

a, per ~
They're 99p a dozen. a safety threshold of 50 mg of nitrates per litre

by the ~
Apples are sold by the kilogram.

of ~
The path will be built to a width of 2 metres.

~ in area, length, volume, weight, size, etc.
Killer whales are up to ten metres in length.

~ by ~
a huge room measuring 50 m by 18 m

to the nearest ~
Give your answer to the nearest metre.

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