# Centiliters to Cubic Yards Converter

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## Conversion Table

 centiliters to cubic yards cl cu yd 10000 cl 0.1308 cu yd 20000 cl 0.2616 cu yd 30000 cl 0.3924 cu yd 40000 cl 0.5232 cu yd 50000 cl 0.654 cu yd 60000 cl 0.7848 cu yd 70000 cl 0.9156 cu yd 80000 cl 1.0464 cu yd 90000 cl 1.1772 cu yd 100000 cl 1.308 cu yd 110000 cl 1.4387 cu yd 120000 cl 1.5695 cu yd 130000 cl 1.7003 cu yd 140000 cl 1.8311 cu yd 150000 cl 1.9619 cu yd 160000 cl 2.0927 cu yd 170000 cl 2.2235 cu yd 180000 cl 2.3543 cu yd 190000 cl 2.4851 cu yd 200000 cl 2.6159 cu yd

## How to convert

1 centiliter (cl) = 1.30795E-05 cubic yard (cu yd). Centiliter (cl) is a unit of Volume used in Metric system. Cubic Yard (cu yd) is a unit of Volume used in Standard system.

## Definition of the Centiliter

A centiliter (international spelling) or centiliter (American English spelling) (SI symbols cL or cl) is a unit of volume that is used in the metric system. It is defined as one hundredth of a liter, or the volume of a cube with sides of 1 centimeter (0.01 meter) in length.

One centiliter is equal to 10 cubic centimeters, 0.00001 cubic meters, or 0.01 cubic decimeters.

## History of the Centiliter

The centiliter is derived from the liter, which is a unit of volume that was first used by the French chemist Antoine Lavoisier in 1795 as a unit of volume for liquids and gases. The liter was originally defined as the volume of one kilogram of pure water at 4 °C and standard atmospheric pressure. The liter was later redefined several times based on different physical standards, such as a platinum-iridium cylinder and a wavelength of light. The current definition of the liter, adopted in 1964, is based on the cubic meter, which is the SI unit of volume. The liter is not an SI unit, but it is accepted by the CGPM (the standards body that defines the SI) for use with the SI.

The centiliter was introduced as a subunit of the liter in the metric system in 1795, along with other decimal subunits such as the deciliter and the milliliter. The centiliter was used for measuring small volumes of liquids and gases, such as wine, beer, milk, oil, and air. The centiliter was also used for measuring some solids, such as sugar, flour, and salt. The centiliter was adopted as a standard unit of measure in many countries that use the metric system, such as France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Sweden.

## How to Convert Centiliters

To convert centiliters to other units of volume, you need to multiply or divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

• To convert centiliters to cubic centimeters, multiply by 10.
• Example: 2 cL x 10 = 20 cm3
• To convert centiliters to cubic meters, multiply by 0.00001.
• Example: 2 cL x 0.00001 = 0.00002 m3
• To convert centiliters to cubic decimeters, multiply by 0.01.
• Example: 2 cL x 0.01 = 0.02 dm3
• To convert centiliters to gallons (US liquid), multiply by 0.00264.
• Example: 2 cL x 0.00264 = 0.00528 gal
• To convert centiliters to bushels (US), multiply by 0.000374.
• Example: 2 cL x 0.000374 = 0.000748 bu
• To convert centiliters to barrels (oil), multiply by 0.000063.
• Example: 2 cL x 0.000063 = 0.000126 bbl

To convert other units of volume to centiliters, you need to divide by the appropriate conversion factor. Here are some common conversion factors and examples:

• To convert cubic centimeters to centiliters, divide by 10.
• Example: 20 cm3 / 10 = 2 cL
• To convert cubic meters to centiliters, divide by 0.00001.
• Example: 0.00002 m3 / 0.00001 = 2 cL
• To convert cubic decimeters to centiliters, divide by 0.01.
• Example: 0.02 dm3 / 0.01 = 2 cL
• To convert gallons (US liquid) to centiliters, divide by 0.00264.
• Example: 0.00528 gal / 0.00264 = 2 cL
• To convert bushels (US) to centiliters, divide by 0.000374.
• Example: 0.000748 bu / 0.000374 = 2 cL
• To convert barrels (oil) to centiliters, divide by 0.000063.
• Example: 0.000126 bbl / 0.000063 = 2 cL

## Where Centiliters are Used

Centiliters are used for measuring various materials and substances in different countries and applications.

Some examples are:

• In many European countries, such as France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and Sweden, centiliters are used for measuring alcoholic beverages, such as wine, beer, and spirits. For example, a standard glass of wine is usually 10 or 12 centiliters, a bottle of beer is usually 25 or 33 centiliters, and a shot of liquor is usually 2 or 4 centiliters.
• In some Scandinavian countries, such as Norway and Denmark, centiliters are used for measuring milk and cream. For example, a carton of milk is usually 100 or 200 centiliters, and a cup of coffee is usually served with 1 or 2 centiliters of cream.
• In some Asian countries, such as Japan and China, centiliters are used for measuring some traditional medicines and herbal teas. For example, a dose of kampo medicine is usually 10 or 20 centiliters, and a cup of green tea is usually 15 or 20 centiliters.
• In the medical industry, centiliters are used for measuring some fluids and solutions, such as blood plasma, urine, and saline. For example, a unit of blood plasma is usually 20 or 25 centiliters, a urine sample is usually 5 or 10 centiliters, and an intravenous drip is usually set at a rate of 10 or 20 centiliters per hour.
• In the scientific industry, centiliters are used for measuring some chemical reagents and solvents, such as ethanol, acetone, and water. For example, a flask of ethanol is usually 50 or 100 centiliters, a bottle of acetone is usually 25 or 50 centiliters, and a beaker of water is usually 10 or 20 centiliters.

## Example Conversions of Centiliters to Other Units

Here are some example conversions of centiliters to other units of volume:

• 1 cL = 10 cm3
• 1 cL = 0.00001 m3
• 1 cL = 0.01 dm3
• 1 cL = 0.00264 gal
• 1 cL = 0.000374 bu
• 1 cL = 0.000063 bbl
• 1 cL = 0.01 L

## Cubic Yards: A Unit of Volume

A cubic yard is a unit of volume that is commonly used in the United States and Canada. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of one yard (three feet or 36 inches) in length. One cubic yard is equal to 27 cubic feet or about 0.765 cubic meters. The symbol for cubic yard is yd<sup>3</sup> or cu yd.

## How to Convert Cubic Yards

To convert cubic yard to other units of volume, you need to multiply or divide by the appropriate conversion factor. For example, to convert cubic yard to liters, you need to multiply by 764.555, which is the number of liters in one cubic yard. To convert liters to cubic yard, you need to divide by the same factor.

Here are some common conversion factors for cubic yard:

• 1 cubic yard = 27 cubic feet
• 1 cubic yard = 46,656 cubic inches
• 1 cubic yard = 0.765 cubic meters
• 1 cubic yard = 764.555 liters
• 1 cubic yard = 201.974 US liquid gallons
• 1 cubic yard = 168.179 imperial gallons

## Where Cubic Yard is Useds

Cubic yard are used to measure the volume of various materials, such as soil, sand, gravel, concrete, mulch, compost, etc. They are also used to estimate the amount of space needed for storage or transportation of these materials.

For example, in landscaping and gardening, cubic yard are used to calculate how much soil or mulch is needed to fill a garden bed or cover a lawn. A general rule of thumb is that one cubic yard covers 100 square feet at a depth of three inches.

In construction and engineering, cubic yard are used to measure the volume of concrete or asphalt needed for a project. For example, a driveway that is 10 feet wide and 40 feet long and has a thickness of four inches would require about 4.9 cubic yards of concrete.

Cubic yard are also used in some countries to measure the volume of waste or recyclables collected by garbage trucks or dumpsters. For example, in Canada, a standard garbage truck can hold about 25 cubic yards of waste.

## Definition of the Cubic Yard

A cubic yard is a unit of volume that belongs to the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. It is derived from the unit of length, the yard, which was originally defined as the distance from the tip of the nose to the end of the thumb of King Henry I of England.

A cube is a three-dimensional shape that has six equal square faces. The volume of a cube is calculated by multiplying the length of one side by itself three times. Therefore, the volume of a cube with sides of one yard is one yard times one yard times one yard, or one cubic yard.

## History of Cubic Yards

The origin of the cubic yard can be traced back to the ancient Roman unit of measurement, the amphora, which was a clay vessel used to store liquids such as wine or oil. One amphora was equivalent to about 0.026 cubic meters or 0.035 cubic yards.

The amphora was later replaced by the tun, which was a large wooden barrel used to store wine or beer. One tun was equivalent to about 0.953 cubic meters or 1.28 cubic yards.

The tun was then divided into smaller units, such as the hogshead, the barrel, and the gallon. The gallon was originally defined as the volume of eight pounds of wheat. In 1824, the British Parliament standardized the imperial gallon as the volume of 10 pounds of water at 62 degrees Fahrenheit, which is equal to about 4.546 liters or 0.0012 cubic yards.

In 1836, the US Congress adopted the wine gallon as the standard US liquid gallon, which is equal to about 3.785 liters or 0.001 cubic yards.

The cubic yard was officially adopted as a unit of measurement in both Britain and the United States in the late 19th century.

## Example Conversions of Cubic Yards to Other Units

Here are some examples of how to convert cubic yard to other units of volume:

• To convert 2 cubic yards to cubic feet, multiply by 27: 2 x 27 = 54 cubic feet.
• To convert 3 cubic yards to liters, multiply by 764.555: 3 x 764.555 = 2293.665 liters.
• To convert 4 cubic yards to US liquid gallons, multiply by 201.974: 4 x 201.974 = 807.896 US liquid gallons.
• To convert 5 cubic yards to imperial gallons, multiply by 168.179: 5 x 168.179 = 840.895 imperial gallons.
• To convert 6 cubic yards to cubic meters, multiply by 0.765: 6 x 0.765 = 4.59 cubic meters.
• To convert 7 cubic yards to cubic inches, multiply by 46,656: 7 x 46,656 = 326,592 cubic inches.
• To convert 8 cubic yards to crude barrels, multiply by 4.809: 8 x 4.809 = 38.472 crude barrels.
Cubic yards also can be marked as yd3.

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