›› Measurement unit: litres

Full name: liter

Plural form: liters

Symbol: L

Alternate spelling: litres

Category type: volume

Scale factor: 0.001


›› SI unit: cubic meter

The SI derived unit for volume is the cubic meter.
1 cubic meter is equal to 1000 litres.


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›› Definition: Litre

The litre (spelled liter in American English and German) is a metric unit of volume. The litre is not an SI unit, but (along with units such as hours and days) is listed as one of the "units outside the SI that are accepted for use with the SI." The SI unit of volume is the cubic metre (m).


›› Sample conversions: litres

litres to cubic micrometre
litres to cubic decimetre
litres to hectoliter
litres to fluid ounce
litres to ounce [US, liquid]
litres to gallon [US]
litres to mililitro
litres to kilolitro
litres to dram
litres to pipe [UK]