kiloelectron volt


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kil′o•e•lec′tron volt`

(ˈkɪl oʊ ɪˈlɛk trɒn)
n.
a unit of energy, equal to 1000 electron-volts. Abbr.: keV, kev
[1945–50]
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We now know that cosmic X-rays run from less than 1 kiloelectron volt (keV) to as much as 100 keV.
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