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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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kilogram

or

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:
Noun1.kilogram - one thousand gramskilogram - 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 gram
hectogram, hg - 100 grams
key - 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] nkilogramme m
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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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Where B is biomass for each plant (kg m-2), G is total biomass (kg m-2), A is area (m-2), Bt is total biomass amount, Pg (1 Petagram =1015 g) or Tg (1 Teragram =1012 g); Bw, wheat biomass; Bb, barley biomass; Bl, lentil biomass; Bc, cotton biomass; Bcr, corn biomass; Bg, grass biomass.
The amount of CO2 in the air is measured in terms of petagrams. One petagram equals one billion metric tons.
World soils constitute a principal carbon pool of 1,500 to 2,000 Pg (1 Pg = petagram = 1 billion metric ton) in soil organic carbon (SOC) and 800 to 1,000 Pg as soil inorganic carbon (SIC) or carbonate carbon (Post et al.