Cubic decimeter conversions
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About cubic decimeter
The cubic decimeter is a unit of volume in the metric system equal to 0.001 cubic meters (1 dm3 = 0.001 m3), the derived unit of volume in the International System of Units (SI).
The cubic decimeter (dm3) is also equal to 106 cubic millimeters (mm3), or 1,000 cubic centimeters (cm3) or 10-6 cubic decameters (dam3) (units of volume in the SI), or 1,000 milliliters (mL), or 100 centiliters (cL) or 1 liter (L), which are units of volume in the metric system.
The cubic decimeter (dm3) is an SI derived unit of volume. The decimeter is a unit of length in the SI. A volume of 1.0 cubic decimeter is the volume of a cube that is 1.0 decimeter on each edge.
One cubic decimeter corresponds to one liter.
1 dm3 = 1 L
Plural: cubic decimeters
Also known as: cubic decimetre (plural: cubic decimetres, Int. spelling)