Kilogram
Kilogram Kil"o*gram, Kilogramme Kil"o*gramme, n. [F. kilogramme; pref. kilo- (fr. Gr. chi`lioi a thousand ) + gramme. See 3d {Gram}.] A measure of weight, being a thousand grams, equal to 2.2046226 pounds avoirdupois (15,432.34 grains). It is equal to the weight of a cubic decimeter of distilled water at the temperature of maximum density, or 39[deg] Fahrenheit.

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  • kilogram — kil‧o‧gram [ˈkɪləgræm] written abbreviation kg noun [countable] a measurement of weight equal to 1,000 gram S * * * kilogram UK US /ˈkɪləʊgræm/ noun [C] (also kilo, ABB …   Financial and business terms

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  • kilogram — (n.) one thousand grams, 1797, from Fr. kilogramme (1795); see KILO (Cf. kilo ) + GRAM (Cf. gram) …   Etymology dictionary

  • kilogram — kȉlogram m DEFINICIJA fiz. jedinica mase (simbol kg), osnovna jedinica SI; kila, kilo ETIMOLOGIJA kilo + gram …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • kilogram — (also kilogramme) ► NOUN ▪ the SI unit of mass, equal to 1,000 grams (approximately 2.205 lb) …   English terms dictionary

  • kilogram — [kil′ōgram΄, kil′əgram΄] n. [Fr kilogramme: see KILO & GRAM1] one thousand grams (2.2046 pounds avoirdupois): abbrev. kg: see GRAM1 …   English World dictionary

  • Kilogram — Kg redirects here. For other uses, see Kg (disambiguation). Kilogram A computer generated image of the international prototype kilogram (IPK). The IPK is the kilogram. The IPK, which is roughly the size of a golf ball, sits here alongside a ruler …   Wikipedia

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