Kilogram

Noun

  • In the International System of Units, the base unit of mass; conceived of as the mass of one liter of water, and now defined as the mass of a specific cylinder of platinum-iridium alloy kept at the International Bureau of Weights and Measures in France. Symbol: kg
  • (proscribed) Hence, the unit of weight such that a one-kilogram mass is also a one-kilogram weight.

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