# Liters to Milliliters Converter

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## Conversion Table

 liters to milliliters l ml 1 l 1000 ml 2 l 2000 ml 3 l 3000 ml 4 l 4000 ml 5 l 5000 ml 6 l 6000 ml 7 l 7000 ml 8 l 8000 ml 9 l 9000 ml 10 l 10000 ml 11 l 11000 ml 12 l 12000 ml 13 l 13000 ml 14 l 14000 ml 15 l 15000 ml 16 l 16000 ml 17 l 17000 ml 18 l 18000 ml 19 l 19000 ml 20 l 20000 ml

## How to convert

1 liter (l) = 1000 milliliter (ml). Liter (l) is a unit of Volume used in Metric system. Milliliter (ml) is a unit of Volume used in Metric system.

## Definition of the Liter

A liter (international spelling) or liter (American English spelling) (SI symbols L and l) is a unit of volume that is used in the metric system. It is defined as the volume of a cube with sides of 10 centimeters (0.1 meter) in length.

One liter is equal to 1000 cubic centimeters, 0.001 cubic meters, or 1 cubic decimeter.

## History of the Liter

The liter is derived from the litron, which was an old French unit of volume that was based on the Greek unit of weight called the litra. The litron was equal to about 0.831 liters. The word liter was first used in 1795 by the French chemist Antoine Lavoisier 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.

## How to Convert Liters

To convert liters 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 liters to cubic centimeters, multiply by 1000.
• Example: 2 L x 1000 = 2000 cm3
• To convert liters to cubic meters, multiply by 0.001.
• Example: 2 L x 0.001 = 0.002 m3
• To convert liters to cubic decimeters, multiply by 1.
• Example: 2 L x 1 = 2 dm3
• To convert liters to gallons (US liquid), multiply by 0.264.
• Example: 2 L x 0.264 = 0.528 gal
• To convert liters to bushels (US), multiply by 0.037.
• Example: 2 L x 0.037 = 0.074 bu
• To convert liters to barrels (oil), multiply by 0.0063.
• Example: 2 L x 0.0063 = 0.0126 bbl

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

• To convert cubic centimeters to liters, divide by 1000.
• Example: 2000 cm3 / 1000 = 2 L
• To convert cubic meters to liters, divide by 0.001.
• Example: 0.002 m3 / 0.001 = 2 L
• To convert cubic decimeters to liters, divide by 1.
• Example: 2 dm3 / 1 = 2 L
• To convert gallons (US liquid) to liters, divide by 0.264.
• Example: 0.528 gal / 0.264 = 2 L
• To convert bushels (US) to liters, divide by 0.037.
• Example: 0.074 bu / 0.037 = 2 L
• To convert barrels (oil) to liters, divide by 0.0063.
• Example: 0.0126 bbl / 0.0063 = 2 L

## Where Liters are Used

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

Some examples are:

• In most countries that use the metric system, liters are used for measuring liquids and gases, such as water, milk, juice, soda, beer, wine, oil, fuel, air, and oxygen.
• In some countries that use the imperial system, such as the United States and Canada, liters are used for measuring some liquids and gases, such as soft drinks, bottled water, milk, and propane.
• In the European Union, liters are used for measuring fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions of vehicles.
• In the medical industry, liters are used for measuring blood volume, urine output, and intravenous fluid administration.
• In the scientific industry, liters are used for measuring chemical solutions, reactions, and concentrations.

## Example Conversions of Liters to Other Units

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

• 1 L = 1000 cm3
• 1 L = 0.001 m3
• 1 L = 1 dm3
• 1 L = 0.264 gal
• 1 L = 0.037 bu
• 1 L = 0.0063 bbl
• 1 L = 0.001 kL

## Definition of the Milliliter

A milliliter (international spelling) or milliliter (American English spelling) (SI symbol mL or ml) is a unit of volume that is used in the metric system. It is defined as one thousandth of a liter, or the volume of a cube with sides of 1 millimeter (0.001 meter) in length.

One milliliter is equal to 1 cubic centimeter, 0.000001 cubic meters, or 0.001 cubic decimeters.

## History of the Milliliter

The milliliter 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 milliliter was introduced as a subunit of the liter in the metric system in 1795, along with other decimal subunits such as the centiliter and the deciliter. The milliliter was used for measuring very small volumes of liquids and gases, such as medicine, perfume, ink, and blood. The milliliter was also used for measuring some solids, such as granulated sugar, salt, and flour. The milliliter 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 Milliliters

To convert milliliters 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 milliliters to cubic centimeters, multiply by 1.
• Example: 2 mL × 1 = 2 cm3
• To convert milliliters to cubic meters, multiply by 0.000001.
• Example: 2 mL × 0.000001 = 0.000002 m3
• To convert milliliters to cubic decimeters, multiply by 0.001.
• Example: 2 mL × 0.001 = 0.002 dm3
• To convert milliliters to gallons (US liquid), multiply by 0.000264.
• Example: 2 mL × 0.000264 = 0.000528 gal
• To convert milliliters to bushels (US), multiply by 0.0000374.
• Example: 2 mL × 0.0000374 = 0.0000748 bu
• To convert milliliters to barrels (oil), multiply by 0.0000063.
• Example: 2 mL × 0.0000063 = 0.0000126 bbl

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

• To convert cubic centimeters to milliliters, divide by 1.
• Example: 2 cm3 ÷ 1 = 2 mL
• To convert cubic meters to milliliters, divide by 0.000001.
• Example: 0.000002 m3 ÷ 0.000001 = 2 mL
• To convert cubic decimeters to milliliters, divide by 0.001.
• Example: 0.002 dm3 ÷ 0.001 = 2 mL
• To convert gallons (US liquid) to milliliters, divide by 0.000264.
• Example: 0.000528 gal ÷ 0.000264 = 2 mL
• To convert bushels (US) to milliliters, divide by 0.0000374.
• Example: 0.0000748 bu ÷ 0.0000374 = 2 mL
• To convert barrels (oil) to milliliters, divide by 0.0000063.
• Example: 0.0000126 bbl ÷ 0.0000063 = 2 mL

## Where Milliliters are Used

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

Some examples are:

• In many countries that use the metric system, milliliters are used for measuring liquids and gases, such as water, milk, juice, soda, beer, wine, oil, fuel, air, and oxygen.
• In some countries that use the imperial system, such as the United States and Canada, milliliters are used for measuring some liquids and gases, such as medicine, perfume, ink, and blood.
• In the European Union, milliliters are used for measuring fuel consumption and carbon dioxide emissions of vehicles.
• In the medical industry, milliliters are used for measuring blood volume, urine output, and intravenous fluid administration.
• In the scientific industry, milliliters are used for measuring chemical solutions, reactions, and concentrations.

## Example Conversions of Milliliters to Other Units

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

• 1 mL = 1 cm3
• 1 mL = 0.000001 m3
• 1 mL = 0.001 dm3
• 1 mL = 0.000264 gal
• 1 mL = 0.0000374 bu
• 1 mL = 0.0000063 bbl
• 1 mL = 0.001 L

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