What does kilo mean?

Definitions for kiloˈki loʊ, ˈkɪl oʊ

Here are all the 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"

Wiktionary

  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.

Numerology

  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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