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## kil·o·gram

(kĭl′ə-grăm′)
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.
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## kilogramme

n
1. (Units) one thousand grams
2. (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
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## kil•o•gram

(ˈkɪl əˌgræm)

n.
1. a unit of mass equal to 1000 grams: the base SI unit of mass; its international prototype, a platinum-iridium cylinder, is kept in Sèvres, France. Abbr.: kg See table at measure.
2. a unit of force, equal to the force that produces an acceleration of 9.80665 meters per second per second when acting on a mass of one kilogram. Abbr.: kg Also, esp. Brit.,kil′o•gramme`.
[1790–1800; < French]
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## kil·o·gram

(kĭl′ə-grăm′)
The basic unit of mass in the metric system, equal to 1,000 grams (2.2 pounds). See Table at measurement. See Note at weight.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Noun 1 kilogram - one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites; "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"metric weight unit, weight unit - a decimal unit of weight based on the gramhectogram, hg - 100 gramskey - a kilogram of a narcotic drug; "they were carrying two keys of heroin"myg, myriagram - one ten thousandth of a centner
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Translations
كيلوغرام
kilogram
kilogramma
किलो
kilogramm
kilogram
キロキログラム
킬로그램
kilokilograms
kilokilogram

## kilogram

kilogramme [ˈkɪləʊgræm] Nkilo(gramo) m
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## kilogram

kilogramme [ˈkɪləgræm] n
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## kilogram

kilogramme [ˈkɪləʊgræm] nchilogrammo
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## kilogram(me)

(ˈkiləgrӕm) (often abbreviated to kilo (ˈkiːlou) plural ˈkilos) noun
a unit of weight equal to 1,000 gram(me)s.
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## kilogram, kilo

(fam) n kilogramo, kilo (fam)
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