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How Much does a liter of water weigh?
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“I thought a Liter was closer to a quart.”
“Isn't a liter one kilogram of mass (not weight)? So a liter of water is a little over two pounds (weight)? A quart is 32 fluid ounces. Water is about 1 ounce weight for every fluid ounce. So a quart, which is about the same as a liter, is about 2 pounds.”
“I think this topic came up when I got my dehydrator. My plan was to dehydrate my water so it would be easier and lighter to pack. Rehydrate as necessary on the trail. I think the question then was how much heavier is liquid water than the dehydrated variety? No one told me.”
“Technical, technical. Yes, a kilogram is a measurement of mass, not weight (force). The newton (N) is the unit of force in the SI metric system. So a liter of water weighs 1 kg * 9.8 m/s2 = 9.8N”
“Just a little less than a quart weighs.”
“Or would that be an Imperial Quart?
“The specific gravity of water is 1. Density isn't unitless. The density of water is 1 g/cc...”
“I forgot to add, that would be at 25 C”
“last week my dog had a liter of puppies....how much do they weigh?”
“If my friend has an English Terrier, would his dog's liter weigh the same as my American Foxhound's. I'm still not good with metrics. Should i measure my dog in Quarts?!”
“The Terrier's liter and the Foxhound's liter may not weigh the same, but they would fall at the same rate if dropped at the same time.
(landing on a nice soft cushion, this is a physics joke, not doggie demolition)”
“but if dropped in water, would i have to drop MY dog in a gallon of water and the Terrier in a liter?
i am not planning on dropping the dogs, just curious if metrics will take effect on this too? and why are dogs measured in liters?!!”
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“how much does a liter of liquor weight?”
“same as a liter of feathers”
“....nothing if you sneak it into your girlfriends backpack.....”
“Dem some heavy feathers you got Nimord!”
““how much does a liter of liquor weight?”
a lot lighter on the way back”
“Okay, I'm going to settle this once and for all:
1 Liter of water is equal to:
0.2935 Firkins of water
0.1321 Pecks of water
0.07634 Hubble-Barns of water
0.004193 Hogsheads of water
This quantity of water weighs:
Or, more simply put:
0.00000276 of a Boeing 747
I don't think I can make this any clearer...”
“so your saying water is heavy?”
“Here's something interesting...
“Do you think that can remove the water from my water bladder so it isn't so heavy?”
“I dehydrate my water to reduce the weight.”
“I had some powdered water one time, but I didnt know what to add....”
“When they going to dehydrate beer????”
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