the system of units of capacity ordinarily used in measuring liquid commodities, as milk or oil. English system: 4 gills = 1 pint; 2 pints = 1 quart; 4 quarts = 1 gallon. Metric system: 1000 milliliters = 1 liter; 1000 liters = 1 kiloliter (= 1 cubic meter).
a unit or system of units for measuring volumes of liquids or their containers
A system of units for measuring liquid volume or capacity. Compare dry measure.
noun 1. a clear, pale blue liquid obtained by compressing oxygen and then cooling it below its boiling point: used chiefly as an oxidizer in liquid rocket propellants. noun 1. the clear pale blue liquid state of oxygen produced by liquefying air and allowing the nitrogen to evaporate: used in rocket fuels Also called lox
- Liquid paraffin
noun 1. a colourless almost tasteless oily liquid obtained by petroleum distillation and used as a laxative Also called (esp US and Canadian) mineral oil
noun 1. .
noun 1. a rocket propellant in liquid form.