kiloelectron volt

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kil′o•e•lec′tron volt`

(ˈkɪl oʊ ɪˈlɛk trɒn)
a unit of energy, equal to 1000 electron-volts. Abbr.: keV, kev
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A kiloelectron volt (keV) is equal to 1,000 electron volts.
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"This emission line is now called the 3.5 kiloelectron volt (keV).