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kilogram


kil·o·gram  (kl-grm)
n.
1. Abbr. kg The base unit of mass in the International System, equal to 1,000 grams (2.2046 pounds). See Table at measurement.
2. Kilogram force.

kilogram [ˈkɪləʊˌgræm]
n
1. (Mathematics & Measurements / Units) one thousand grams
2. (Mathematics & Measurements / Units) the basic SI unit of mass, equal to the mass of the international prototype held by the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures. One kilogram is equivalent to 2.204 62 pounds. Symbol kg

kilogram  (kl-grm)
The basic unit of mass in the metric system, equal to 1,000 grams (2.2 pounds). See Table at measurement.


kilogram  /klgrm/  n. 1,000 grams, or 2.2 pounds (lbs.): She bought two kilograms (kg) (or) kilos of bananas. kilogram

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