decilitre

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n decilitre a metric unit of volume equal to one tenth of a liter
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Decilitre A measure of capacity or volume in the metric system; one tenth of a liter, equal to 6.1022 cubic inches, or 3.38 fluid ounces.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Decilitre des′i-lē-tėr a measure of capacity equal to 1⁄10 litre.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. décilitre,; pref. déci-, tenth (L. decimus,) + litre,. See Liter