litre-n; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: metric unit of capacity, volume of 1 kg. of water under normal conditions

Commentary: LITRE[+quantity][+unit][+capacity][+metric][+1_kilogram][+of_water]

Petrol is sold by the litre in European countries, not by the gallon.
We each carried two litres of water on the hike.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1