›› Measurement unit: litre

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 litre.


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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: litre

litre to thousand cubic metre
litre to bucket [UK]
litre to litro
litre to pipe [US]
litre to tablespoon [UK]
litre to femtoliter
litre to US fluid ounce
litre to cup [metric]
litre to dram
litre to barrel [UK]