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What does kilo mean?

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word kilo.

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"


  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

  2. Origin: [F.]

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.

Editors Contribution

  1. kilo

    Is a unit prefix in the metric system denoting multiplication by one thousand or in computer science and information technology a binary value based on an international agreed standard.

    Kilo in the International System of Units denotes a weight value, multiplication by a thousand and in computer science has a different use and meaning.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kilo in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kilo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Teresa Sarioyo:

    A kilo of aloe leaves sells at 380 shillings. Two big leaves of the succulent plant equal a kilo. We can export between 45 and 80 kilos a month.

  2. Matt Harris:

    For us to transfer equipment around the world, we pay in the region of $270 per kilo, the custom-made racks that hold the IT kit -- if I take all of the IT kit out, it's 100 kg. The more IT kit I put in there, the more money I'm spending.

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