An example of a liter is a bottle containing 33.76 ounces or 1.0567 quarters of soda.
Origin of literFrench litre ; from litron, obsolete unit of measure ; from Medieval Latin litra ; from Gr, a pound
nounAbbr. l or lit.
Origin of literFrench litre, from obsolete litron, measure of capacity, from Medieval Latin l&imacron;tra, from Greek, unit of weight.