"Are un kilolitru de apă."

Translation:It has a kiloliter of water.

June 5, 2017

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/ichbinregis

I wonder if a ton of water would work?

June 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Schattenparker

A ton is a traditional measure and not always the same in different subject areas and different countries, and it is mostly referring to mass rather then to volume like litres.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ton

July 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LitigiousOx

A kiloliter is not a valid unit. People talk in hectoliters.

June 23, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Schattenparker

In Romanian, they seem to talk very well in kilolitres. In English, it is valid, but just not commun. Officially in SI, a kilolitre is one cubic metre of volume anyway ...

http://www.ziarelive.ro/stiri/ministrul-internelor-traian-igas-zeci-de-kilolitri-de-benzina-si-motorina-lipsesc.html

https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kiloliter

July 17, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Coriander18

Why can't you say 'it is a kilolitre of water' since the answer given it 'it's a kilogram of water'. In the English used where I live (England south) we don't put an apostrophe to shorten 'it has' to 'it's' do I presume this is a US English shortcut?

August 7, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Coriander18

Again in England we have kilolitres.. never heard of a hectolitre until I came on this site!

August 7, 2017
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