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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kilometer, kilometre, km, klicknoun

    a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kilometernoun

    alt. of Kilometre

Freebase

  1. Kilometer

    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

  1. Kilometer

    A compound unit; one thousand meters; 3280.899 feet; 0.621382 statute miles. (See Meter.)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kilometer in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kilometer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of kilometer in a Sentence

  1. Sigurdur Skarphedinsson:

    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.

  2. Sang Dae Kim:

    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.

  3. Auriol Rae:

    Despite being buried beneath nearly a kilometer of sedimentary rocks, it is remarkable that geophysical data reveals so much about the crater structure — enough to describe the direction and angle of the impact.

  4. Anatoly Aronov:

    People are curious to see the history made in front of them, we will be one kilometer away from the front at the very closest. But not any closer. It's safe. On no occasion will we be giving weapons to tourists.

  5. Ian Tomaszewski:

    We think it's realistic, we're looking to license the patent to Google or Alphabet, SpaceX, Elon Musk, maybe the European Space Agency, and we think that in three to five years a 1.5 kilometer prototype model - full-scale model - could be accomplished.

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