kilometer, kilometre, km, klick(noun)
a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
alt. of Kilometre
The kilometre is a unit of length in the metric system, equal to one thousand metres. It is now the measurement unit used officially for expressing distances between geographical places on land in most of the world; notable exceptions are the United States and the United Kingdom where the statute mile is the official unit used. k is occasionally used in some English-speaking countries as an alternative for the word kilometre in everyday writing and speech. A slang term for the kilometre in the U.S. military is klick.
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
A compound unit; one thousand meters; 3280.899 feet; 0.621382 statute miles. (See Meter.)
The numerical value of kilometer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of kilometer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
There is fierce fighting ongoing at Spin Ghar park, which is some half a kilometer (550 yards) away from the governor’s compound.
We've only removed 5,500 cubic meters of ice from a 900-square-kilometer glacier, it's a bit like taking a drop of water from a bathtub.
It's a 1,400-kilometer boundary which we manage all the time with 700 rangers -- rangers that now must mainly focus on anti-poaching operations.
At this point in time we can build a tower that is one kilometer, maybe two kilometers. Any higher than that and we will have to do a lot of homework.
My house was one kilometer from here, my earliest memory was when I was with my dad, holding his hand, shopping. This is what has brought me to the culture of food, where I am today.
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