American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Slang A kilometer.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See click.
GNU Webster's 1913
- See click.
- n. a metric unit of length equal to 1000 meters (or 0.621371 miles)
- See click (Wiktionary)
- Alteration of click (probably influenced by kilometer). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The valley stretched twenty miles north to Bong Son and stopped just a kilometer (or "klick") south of us at the foothills.”
“No. Drone got gaffled less than a quarter-klick from here, up in the ruins.”
“Halfman recombinations with terran or alien stock, populations translated entirely into a digital form or living out in the open under a half-klick of liquid methane.”
“Beck, however, should not be allowed within a klick of unobtainium; the treasonous snake would sell it, give it, to the Iranians.”
“P.S.: If someone (who don ` t live in the USA) want to know how to download it, here ` s the workaround.www. amazon.com/the top of the main page show the kindle, klick on the kindl picture with the left mouse key, then you get into a new page-scroll this page down until you find the headline "Read Kindle Books on your iPhone or PC" and klick on "kindle for PC".”
“If even a small asteroid hits the ocean again in our lives we could see one a klick high.”
“Her breathing deepened, though Shay could run a klick in two minutes without breaking a sweat.”
“There is what looks like an old grain mill about a klick down into the valley.”
“A string of projectors to the west camouflaged the five klick long tracks the landing gear had gouged in the soft ground.”
“The wave were breaking something like half a klick offshore, and part of the marathon paddle out involved swimming through a carpet of red jellyfish.”
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