Definitions for KILOˈki loʊ, ˈkɪl oʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ki•loˈki loʊ, ˈkɪl oʊ(n.)(pl.)-los.

  1. a kilogram.

    Category: Weights and Measures

  2. a kilometer.

    Category: Weights and Measures

Origin of kilo:



  1. a combining form used in the names of units of measure equal to one thousand of a given base unit:

    kiloliter; kilowatt.

    Category: Math, Affix

Origin of kilo-:

< F, repr. Gk chilioi a thousand

Princeton's WordNet

  1. kilogram, kg, kilo(noun)

    one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

    "a kilogram is approximately 2.2 pounds"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. kilo(noun)ˈki loʊ, ˈkɪl oʊ

    a kilogram

    It weighs about two kilos.


  1. kilo(Noun)

    Short form of kilogram.

  2. kilo(Noun)

    The letter K in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kilo(noun)

    an abbreviation of Kilogram

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. kilo

    [SI] See quantifiers.

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Kilo

    A prefix to the names of units; it indicates one thousand times, as kilogram, one thousand grams. A few such units are given below.

Translations for KILO

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to select and kill (surplus animals)

They are culling the kangaroos.

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