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 (kĭ-lŏm′ĭ-tər, kĭl′ə-mē′tər)
n. Abbr. km
A metric unit of length equal to 1,000 meters (0.62 mile). See Table at measurement.

kil′o·met′ric (kĭl′ə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
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[ˌkɪləʊˈmetrɪk] ADJkilométrico
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(But that would have required a kilometric garage?)
In many of the nine younger designers, the effort to wow, and perhaps even shock, was evident in the heavy, show-stopping dresses with petticoats and kilometric cathedral trains, and see-through stretch tulle numbers that would make the priest blush, if they'd be allowed in church at all.
It is on this side of the island where the Chawa view deck, a perfect location for a breathtaking view of the open seas, the Spanish blue lagoon, said to be an exclusive swimming place in the olden days, the Mahatao port where colorful boats are safely moored during typhoons, the Diura fishing village and a kilometric stretch of the province's marine sanctuary are located.
The 5,600 kilometric pipelines will give Africa a new economic, political and strategic dimension and place both countries as two leaders of south-South cooperation.
Queues to get inside the station have also reached kilometric rates, not to mention the next line that passengers have to hurdle just to get inside a jam-packed train car.
Couvreux, "A diagnostic for evaluating the representation of turbulence in atmospheric models at the kilometric scale," Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol.
The folds are reflected by tilting of the beds, although the dips can be high (30[degrees]--60[degrees]), the wavelengths of the folds are naturally long (kilometric) and so unlike in the areas around the Workum Hills, where the profile of tight folds can be traced on outcrop scale, the folds in the Gabu area manifest from opposite dips over long distances.
The standard deviation of measured subsidence was evaluated based on kilometric errors estimated from each measurement.
2011), the kilometric index (Al-p) has been used to track variation in roe deer abundance over time of a given management unit (Vincent et al.
Based on numerical studies, conceptual models suggest that meteoric water infiltrates from the top of the ranges to kilometric depths, before rising up to the surface through permeable zones.