Adjective "kilolitre" definition and examples

(Kilolitre may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈkɪləliːtə/

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Definitions and examples

noun

1,000 litres (equivalent to 220 imperial gallons).
  1. 'The building's entire roof is a rainwater collector, feeding two 30,000-gallon (114 - kiloliter) cisterns, which store water used for irrigation via an automatic sprinkler system.'
  2. 'If 50 litres of water per day per person and 20kWh of electricity per month per person were provided to all urban households in Port Elizabeth, 14 million kilolitres of water and 184 million kWh of electricity would be required per annum.'
  3. 'Energy use increased 1.9 percent from a year earlier to the equivalent of 9.52 million kiloliters (59.9 million barrels) of oil in September, the Bureau of Energy said on its Web site.'
  4. 'They will also be afforded the 50kWh of free electricity and six kilolitres of free water per household per month.'
  5. 'By way of comparison, he says non-potable water from the town basin in Alice Springs is sold at 10 cents a kilolitre less than the price for potable water.'
  6. 'You look at the average lot size, some 500 to 600 square metres, it starts to get very challenging fitting a rainwater tank in, particularly when we're looking at rainwater tanks that will be somewhere between 7 to 10 kilolitres in size.'
  7. 'Of the energy consumed, 85.7 percent was in the form of electricity (24.36 million kiloliters of crude oil equivalent) and oil products (20.50 million kiloliters of crude oil equivalent).'
  8. 'The City provides free each month six kilolitres of water to all households and 50 kilowatts of electricity to those supplied by City Power.'
  9. 'Whereas tariffs for electricity and sewerage were to increase by eight percent and refuse removal by nine percent, domestic water usage of between one to five kilolitres only showed an eight percent increase.'
  10. 'The new plant, with a capacity of about 300,000 kilolitres, will make both premium and draught beer for its national brand, Snow, and will raise the company's annual production capacity to about 5.3 million kilolitres.'

More definitions

1. a unit of volume, equal to 1000 liters; a cubic meter.Abbreviation:kl.

More examples(as adjective)

"equivalents can be kilolitre."

Origin

(kiloliter)