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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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One liter is usually equivalent to about 4 cups, but there are different kinds of cups. The measurement changes slightly depending on if one is using metric, U.S. customary, U.S. "legal," Canadian, Imperial, Japanese or traditional Japanese cups.

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There are 1000 milliliters in a liter. The abbreviation "ml" stands for "milliliters." For practical purposes, the volume or capacity of a container is always mentioned in liters or in gallons.

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There are 1.06 quarts in a liter. The volume of a liter is defined as 1 cubic deciliter. At 4 degrees Celsius, 1 kilogram of water has the volume of 1 liter. For cooking purposes, Betty Crocker considers the quart and liter to be equivalent.