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How many milliliters are in a liter?

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There are 1,000 milliliters in a liter. A liter is defined as the volume of a cube with sides that are 10 centimeters long. A liter is roughly 1.057 U.S. quarts and 0.264 of a U.S. gallon.

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The abbreviation for milliliters is ml or mL. MathisFun.com explains that 20 drops of water makes about 1 milliliter, while one teaspoon holds approximately 5 milliliters. A liter of pure water has a mass of 1 kilogram at 4 degrees Celsius. Water at both warmer and colder temperatures is less dense. Products like milk, soda and gas are often sold by the liter.

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A teaspoon holds 5 milliliters. A tablespoon, which is 3 teaspoons, holds 15 milliliters. Converting from one form of measurement to another in cooking is becoming a more common practice with more people sharing recipes on the Internet.

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