Measures Of Volume

Name.

Cu. Met.

Cu. In.

Cu. Ft.

Cu.Yd.

Cu. centimeter (cm.3)

= .000001 =

.061025

Cu. decimeter (dm.5)

= .001000 =

61.0254

Centistere

= .010000 =

610.2540 =

.35316

Decistere

= .100000

=

3.53156

Stere [= cu.m. (m.8)]

= 1.000000

=

35.3156

= 1.308

Decastere

=10.000000

=

353.156

= 13.080

Measures Of Capacity

Name.

Liters.

Liq. Meas.

Dry Meas.

Milliliter (ml.) (=cu. centimeter)

=

.00100

=

.008454 gill

=

.001816 pint

Centiliter (cl.)

.01000

=

.084537 gill

=

.018162 pint

Deciliter (dl.)

=

.10000

=

.845370 gill

=

.18162 pint

Liter (1.) (= cubic decimeter) J

=

1.0000

=

1.05671 qt. .264179 gal.

=

.11351 peck

Decaliter (Dl.)

(= centistere)

=

10.000

=

2.64179 gal.

=

1.1351 peck

Hectoliter (HI.) (= decistere)

=

100.00

=

26.4179 gal.

=

2.83783 bu.

Kiloliter (Kl.) (= cu. m., or stere)

=

1,000.0

=

264.179 gal.

=

28.3783 bu.

Myrialiter (Ml.) (= decastere)

=

10,000

=

2641.79 gal.

=

283.783 bu.

The milliliter (or cubic centimeter) and the liter are the units most commonly used. A liter of pure water at 4° C, or 39.2° F., weighs 1 kilogram.