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"
Short form of kilogram.
The letter K in the ICAO spelling alphabet.
an abbreviation of Kilogram
The New Hacker's Dictionary
[SI] See quantifiers.
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A prefix to the names of units; it indicates one thousand times, as kilogram, one thousand grams. A few such units are given below.
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.
The numerical value of kilo in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of kilo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
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.
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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Translations for kilo
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- quiloCatalan, Valencian
- quilo, kiloSpanish
- Kalle, kiloEstonian
- キロ-, キロJapanese
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