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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A kilogram.
  • n. A kilometer.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Short form of kilogram.
  • n. The letter K in the ICAO spelling alphabet.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An abbreviation of kilogram.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An abbreviated form of kilogram.
  • n. In the nomenclature of the metric system, a prefix meaning ‘thousand,’ as in kilogram, kilometer, etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. one thousand grams; the basic unit of mass adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

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