What does kilometer mean?

Definitions for kilometer
kilo·me·ter

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. kilometer, kilometre, km, klick(noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kilometer(noun)

    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.)

How to pronounce kilometer?

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How to say kilometer in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Johnny Rodrigues:

    They went hunting at night with a spotlight, and they spotted Cecil, they tied a dead animal to their vehicle to lure Cecil out of the park, and they scented an area about half a kilometer from the park.

  4. Army Brigadier General Ernie Audino:

    Each square kilometer they seize from ISIS is another square kilometer they have to secure and administer, and they are not receiving any additional resources from the U.S. or Baghdad to do this.

  5. Scott Davies:

    To verify that our urban sites were indeed urban, and our rural sites were rural, we used satellite images to measure the proportion of buildings, roads, and vegetation in the kilometer surrounding each site.

Images & Illustrations of kilometer

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