## liter (l)A metric unit of volume originally defined as that of 1 kilogram of water at the temperature of maximum density (1.000028 dm ^{3}), but redefined in 1964 as exactly
equal to 1 cubic decimeter (= 1 dm^{3}). A liter is equivalent to
0.22 imperial gallons or 0.2642 US gallons. The liter is not recommended
for use alongside SI units. ## Related category• UNITS | |||||

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