Grammar Patterns

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Units of volume and capacity

Often volume and capacity are measured by putting the word cubic before a unit of size or distance.
The normal adult blood concentration of vitamin E is about 0.8 mg in every 100 cubic centimetres.
The well flowed at a rate of 2.016 million cubic feet of gas a day.
There are several other units of volume and capacity.
Residents used almost 1650 litres of water each as consumption reached a record level in Brisbane City.
Add two pints of water, bring to the boil, then turn the heat right down and simmer.

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