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{n: British capacity unit, Imperial capacity unit} a unit of measure for capacity officially adopted in the British Imperial System; British units are both dry and wet



{n: United States dry unit} a unit of measurement of capacity for dry substances officially adopted in the United States Customary System

{n: capacitance unit} a measure of the capacity of a circuit component to store charge

{n: cran} a capacity unit used for measuring fresh herring

{n: cubic kilometer, cubic kilometre} a unit of capacity equal to the volume of a cube one kilometer on each edge

{n: dekaliter, dekalitre, decaliter, decalitre, dal, dkl} a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 10 liters

{n: dry unit, dry measure} a unit of capacity for dry commodities (as fruit or grain)

{n: firkin} a British unit of capacity equal to 9 imperial gallons

{n: fluidounce, fluid ounce} a British imperial unit of capacity or volume (liquid or dry) equal to 8 fluid drams or 28.416 cubic centimeters (1.734 cubic inches)

{n: fluidounce, fluid ounce} a United States unit of capacity or volume equal to 1.804 cubic inches

{n: fluidram, fluid dram, fluid drachm, drachm} a unit of capacity or volume in the apothecary system equal to one eighth of a fluid ounce

{n: gill} a British imperial capacity unit (liquid or dry) equal to 5 fluid ounces or 142.066 cubic centimeters

{n: hectoliter, hectolitre, hl} a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 100 liters

{n: hogshead} a British unit of capacity for alcoholic beverages

{n: homer, kor} an ancient Hebrew unit of capacity equal to 10 baths or 10 ephahs

{n: kilderkin} an obsolete British unit of capacity equal to 18 Imperial gallons

{n: kiloliter, kilolitre, cubic meter, cubic metre} a metric unit of volume or capacity equal to 1000 liters

{n: last} a unit of capacity for grain equal to 80 bushels

{n: liquid unit, liquid measure} a unit of capacity for liquids (for measuring the volumes of liquids or their containers)

{n: liter, litre, l, cubic decimeter, cubic decimetre} 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)

{n: metric capacity unit} a capacity unit defined in metric terms

{n: volume unit, capacity unit, capacity measure, cubage unit, cubic measure, cubic content unit, displacement unit, cubature unit} a unit of measurement of volume or capacity


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