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- n. Plural form of kilogrammetre.
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The strength of the explosive is proportional to the work performed in reducing the height of the lead (or copper) plug, and to get an expression for the work done it is necessary to find the number of foot-pounds (or kilogrammetres) required to produce the different amounts of compression.
This may be expressed in kilogrammetres by the formula